Student Achievement

A challenging day for Decathlon

February 1, Academic Decathlon Saturday at Bakersfield College, started out under gloomy conditions with heavy fog causing two of the participating 23 Kern County high schools to arrive a half hour late. Officials would not start the event until they got there giving all the participants a fair chance. Approximately two hours before that, the United States lost seven of its astronauts in a horrific explosion aboard the space shuttle Columbia as it was descending for a landing. The Decathlon went on but many students admitted focusing was a little tougher More
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