LOURDES ACADEMIC DECATHLON TEAM WINS STATE

Lourdes Central Catholic School Academic Decathlon team competed in the State Competition February 15-16 at the University of Nebraska-Omaha and is the 2018-2019 State Champions in the Very Small Schools Division and the State Runner-up in the Small Schools Division.  The Lourdes Academic Decathlon Team is coached by Mrs. Tammy Partsch and Mr. Tom Dinville. In the Super Quiz competition Lourdes Central Catholic placed Second in the Small School division and 3rd place overall.
 
Each year a subject for the Academic Decathlon is chosen, this year’s theme was the 1960’s. Students study various aspects of the theme to prepare for competition which includes tests, speeches, interviews, and Quiz Bowl competition. 
 
Lourdes Central Catholic students won numerous individual awards including:
 
Team Top Scorer 
Catherine Shawhan
 
Small School Division - Top Scorer 
Varsity-Grant Draus (Silver)
Scholastic- Ethan Roberts (Bronze)
 
Speech
Varsity-Grant Draus (Gold)
Scholastic- Ethan Roberts (Gold)
Honors-Luke Partsch (Bronze)
 
Interview
Varsity-Grant Draus (Gold)
Scholastic- Piper Monson (Gold)
Honors-Luke Partsch (Silver)
 
Essay Varsity-Grant Draus (Silver)
 
Art
Varsity-Grant Draus (Bronze)
Scholastic- Piper Monson (Bronze)
Honors-Paul Shawhan (Silver)

Music
Varsity-Grant Draus (Silver)
Scholastic- Ethan Roberts (Silver)
Honors-Catherine Shawhan (Bronze)
 
Alternate Fine Arts
Varsity-Cristian Watkins (Silver)
Scholastic- Chloe DuBois (Gold)
Honors-Olivia Weninger (Silver)
 
Literature
Varsity-Grant Draus (Bronze)
Scholastic- Ethan Roberts and Piper Monson tied for Bronze
 
Economics
Varsity-Grant Draus (Sliver)
 
Alternate Soft Science
Varsity-Christian Watkins (Bronze)
Scholastic- Chloe DuBois (Silver)
 
Math
Varsity-Grant Draus (Silver)
Honors-Catherine Shawhan & Luke Partsch (Bronze)
 
Science
Varsity-Grant Draus (Gold)
Honors-Catherine Shawhan (Bronze)
 
Alternate Hard Science
Varsity-Cristian Watkins (Gold)
Scholastic- Chloe DuBois (Gold)
Honors-Olivia Weninger (Silver)

Contact Information

Phone: 402-473-0610
 
Dr. Matthew Hecker, Chief Administrative Officer
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Rev. Msgr. John Perkinton, Superintendent
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Sr. Collette Bruskewitz, OSF, Assistant Superintendent
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Mr. Dave Friesen, Executive Assistant
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