SPHS Academic Decathletes Set Record for Highest Overall Score in LA County

On November 11, 2017, 20 South Pasadena High School decathletes competed in round one of Academic Decathlon competition at Monrovia High School. South Pasadena earned over 80% of the awards given at the competition by sweeping the top three awards in all seven objective events -- Art, Economics, Literature, Math, Music, Science, and Social Science. SPHS students also set a new record for the highest overall team score for Los Angeles County. Junior Steven Chin is the overall highest-scoring decathlete in our region, while senior Thomas Sawano is the highest-scoring scholastic student. The team will continue to compete during second semester – go Tigers!