Deca Team

deca team


CHS DECA Team Competes in Regional Competition

The Corsicana High School Academic Decathlon Team competed February 8 & 9 in regionals at Mesquite HS. Lizbeth Hernandez earned a perfect score in Interview and won gold, she also placed 1st with the highest overall Scholastic Division score. John Tobias placed 3rd in Speech, and 1st place overall with the highest score in the Varsity Division. Emma Clift also won gold in the Honors Division with the highest overall score.


Team Members include:

Adriana Carrillo

Emma Clift

Mason Clop

Elizabeth Fitzhugh

Lizbeth Hernandez

Nayeli Lara

Mariah Lee

Joshua Monroy

Louis Sotelo (not pictured)

John Tobias

Brenda Zuniga


Coach: Kathy Phillips


The United States Academic Decathlon® is a ten-event scholastic competition for teams of high school students. Each high school enters a team of nine students. Each student competes in 10 events: Art, Science, Literature, Music, Essay, Social Science, Economics, Mathematics, Speech & Interview, and finally Super Quiz. This year’s theme was “1960’s: A Transformational Decade.”