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Granada Hills Charter High School wins national academic decathlon
Granada Hills Charter High School wins national academic decathlon

Granada Hills Charter High School won the national 2015 Academic Decathlon on Saturday, marking the fourth time in the last five years the San Fernando Valley school has claimed the honor. The school earned 53,592 points out of 66,000 in the scholastic contest, beating out 46 other high school teams for the title. More than 450 students gathered in Garden Grove his week to compete in the three-day decathlon, whose theme was alternative energy. Members of the championship team included Peter Cho, Jenean Docter, Natalie Gonzalez, Jasmin Kim, Irene Lee, Tanthai Pongstien, Fernando Sanchez and Jorge Zepeda. Julia Howelman is the administrator, and the coaches are Matt Arnold and Jon...

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