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Madison Academic wins 16th consecutive state Academic Decathlon championship

JACKSON, TN - After winning the state competition for the 16thconsecutive time, the Academic Decathlon team from Madison Academic will head to Minneapolis at the end of April to compete at the United States Academic Decathlon competition! This group of hard-working students will get to compete with teams from all over the country.


“What we love about the Academic Decathlon program is the dedication and hard work each student puts in, and this year is no exception,” said AD Coach Linda Sikes Lane. “We hope to represent Madison Academic, JMCSS, and the city of Jackson well and make everyone proud! We are truly thankful for all the support we receive from our great community.”


Congratulations to these students and thank you to Mrs. Maxon and Mrs. Lane for their hard work with this team!


Madison Academic Decathlon Team with state championship trophy

Pictured: (Back row from left) Leven Ward, Thomas Brown, Will Gibson, Robert Yin, Brian Lane, Coach Linda Sikes Lane, (Front row from left) Coach Paula Hatcher-Maxon, Quri Twitty, Chamiya Spates, Mary Hardy, Kaitlynn Wilson, Olivia Bezold, Abbey Moore


Madison Academic Students with honors from State Academic Decathlon Championship  

From left: Kim Dong, Eylaf Ibrahim, Rance Santiago, Adam Sutherland, Joey Mego, Brayden Scheidecker