ELHS decathlon team competes at state competition


AUBURN — The 25th Maine Academic Decathlon was held on Feb. 27, at Deering High School in Portland.

The Edward Little High School Academic Decathlon team finished in seventh place at the competition. The team also took home the award for “Rookie Team of the Year.”

Senior Mike Heikkinen received a bronze medal in the Music category and was the top scorer in the state in the Super Quiz event.

Zachary Olstein received a silver medal in Science and a medal as Edward Little’s top overall scorer.

Jeremy Daigle earned a silver medal in the Interview.

Abigail Holmes, Shannon Rivas and Kenneth Romero all had top six finishes in multiple events.

Edward Little’s freshman also did well, said coach Heidi McCurdy, as Alexandra Strome ranked sixth in Interview, and Randi St. Amand ranked fifth in Super Quiz.