This past weekend Manvel High School’s Academic Decathlon team had great success at their regional competition. 1st place medals were brought home by Yussra Hamid (scholastic level) and Obet Montalvo (varsity level) in Interview. Obet Montalvo also earned 3rd place in Speech as well. 2nd place medals were earned by Team Captain, Roderick Mullen (honors level), in Speech, Quang Duong (honors) in Math, and Jennifer Nguyen (honors) in the Essay category. The entire team enjoyed the joy of academic learning. Coaches Lisa Staup and Julie Duane mentioned that they are very proud of the team’s hard work and dedication.