At the DAC
tournament, Math and Social Studies placed first and Interdisciplinary
placed third. At the area competition, Math, English and Interdisciplinary
placed second. Social Studies and Science placed third.
Members of the
Academic Super Bowl team are: Branden Wong, Jeff Radzik, Mark Wilcox, Keagan
Wong, Josh Sweet, Hayden Hodge, Xavier Pittman, Erin Grimes.
Their coaches are
Dale Hewitt, Anna Zervos, Eileen Haggerty and Jennifer Jendrzejczyk.
Wong, Hayden Hodge, Jeff Radzik and Mark Wilcox were nominated for DAC All
Stars for their contributions to the Academic Super Bowl team.
Olympiad team placed third (in class AA) high school division at the IUN
At the State
competition at IU, the team placed 11th. The team earned more medals at
state than ever before.
include Maggie Brown, Cara Sullivan, Jared Gallina, Trevor Krygier, Joel
Peterson, Kyle Krol, Mark Wilcox, Branden Wong, Keagan Wong, Ryan Day, Matt
Jewison, Joey DeHoyos, Chris Sexton, Nolan Poczekay, and Nathan Poczekay.
Their coaches are Kim Stahura and Jack Neuliep.
Both the Quiz Bowl
Varsity Team and Junior Varsity won first in Duneland School Corporation
Area Competition and they won the Tournament.
Members of the Quiz
Bowl team include seniors Mark Wilcox, Hannah Malvac, Cara Sullivan, Keagan
Wong, Jeff Radzik and Nate Scheerer; Sophomore Branden Wong and Freshmen
Josh Sweet and Xavier Pittman. The Quiz Bowl coach is Anna Zervos.
School had another successful season in their mathematics competitions. In
the MATH FAX competition CHS competed in various levels with much success.
The top three finishers for CHS in Algebra I were Maddie Figg in first
place, David Manojlovic in second place and Katie Hansen and Peyton
Martinson tied for third place. This group finished second in the state and
tenth in the nation. In Geometry, Ben Hoham finished first at CHS and third
in the division. Joe Adcock finished second at CHS and Gavin Dooley finished
in third place at CHS. This group finished first in the state and fifth in
the nation. In the Algebra II division, Branden Wong won first place at CHS
while Aidan Li was second in the school and Haydn Malackowski finished third
to help the school finish second place in the state and fifth place in the
nation. In the top class, Advanced Mathematics, Keegan Wong repeated as the
top scorer at CHS followed by Nolan Poczekay in second while Hayden Hodge
was third. The team finished second in the state and tenth in the nation.
In the Indiana Math
League competition, CHS finished in first place within their division for
the sixth year in a row and was sixth overall in the state. In addition,
Nolan Poczekay finished with a 12th place overall high score individually in
Poczekay was the
school winner in yet another mathematics competition called Trig Star
conducted at CHS by the American Society of Land Surveyors. Nolan won $50
cash and is in competition for the state winning of $500 cash based upon his
score and time in the competition.
The Spell Bowl team
competed at the Area Spell Bowl and took third at the DAC Spell Bowl.
Team members Mark
Wilcox, Keagan Wong, Spencer Pritchard and Brandon Wong were standout
competitors at the events and all were nominated for Duneland All Stars.
Mark Wilcox was the Mental Award winner.
Members of the
Spell Bowl team are: Jeff Radzik, Branden Wong, Spencer Pritchard, Hannah
Maluvac, Erin Grimes, Keagan Wong, Mark Wilcox, Hayden Hodge and Amber
Heilmann. Their coach is Jennifer Jendrzejczyk.
The Chesterton High
School Japanese Olympiad team competed in the Japanese Olympiad of Indiana
competition at DePauw University in Greencastle, Indiana. The team won the
state championship in the fourth-year division, was runner-up in the
third-year division and narrowly missed the final round in second-year. The
CHS team has now won the Japan Bowl/Japanese Olympiad state championship 20
times along with three national Japan Bowl championships and one national
Olympiad of Indiana is an academic competition for second, third and
fourth-year students with categories including speaking, culture, kanji
characters, proverbs, listening, geography, history, and onomatopoeic
The CHS fourth-year
team of Josh Guzek, Nolan Poczekay and Camma Duhamell defeated Michigan City
and Indianapolis North Central in the final round to win the state
championship. It was the third consecutive championship for Guzek and the
second for Poczekay. Jakob Kintzle was the teamís alternate.
In the third-year
division, the team of Keilee Willer, Nate Kravitz and Jonathon Sumita
finished as runner-up to North Central and ahead of Indiana Academy. Orion
Bohren was the teamís alternate.
Will Shook and Sam
Henderson turned in an excellent performance in the second-year division,
missing the final round by just one question.
coaches are John Sparks and Aki Tsugawa.