Teams from three Mansfield ISD high schools have earned the points needed to advance to one of the most rigorous academic competitions in Texas.
Students from Summit High School, Lake Ridge High School and Legacy High school are now preparing for the academic decathlon state finals, which take place March 7-10.
Academic Decathlon allows students of all achievement levels to work together to compete in multiple subject matters and earn medals for their high scores.
Summit High School will be headed to state for the ninth consecutive year. The school is ranked first in its region with 28 medals earned at the regional contest.
Lake Ridge High School will be making an appearance at the state contest for the fourth year in a row. It will be the first time the students compete in the 6A division. Lake Ridge High earned fourth place in regionals with 20 medals.
Legacy High School is going to state after finishing fifth in its region. The team earned two medals.
Summit High and Lake Ridge High, both classified as large schools, will compete in San Antonio. Legacy High School, a medium school, will compete in Frisco.
View more information about the Texas Academic Decathlon here.