Nationals/2002

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The XXI USAD National Finals
Official Logo of the 02 USAD National Finals

Official Logo of the 02 USAD National Finals

Host City Phoenix, Arizona
States participating 38
Events 10 Subjects in 2 Disciplines
Opening Date 2002
Awards Ceremony 2002
National Champions Wisconsin Waukesha West
National Second Place California Moorpark
National Third Place Illinois Whitney Young
Division I Champions California Moorpark
Division II Champions Wisconsin Waukesha West
Division III Champions Rhode Island The Wheeler School
Curriculum Topic Understanding Others
Super Quiz Topic E-communication: The Internet & Society
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Waukesha West High School from Wisconsin became the first school outside of California or Texas to win Nationals.

Overall Team Scores[edit]

State champions are in blue.

Place School State Score Medal Count
1 Waukesha West High School Wisconsin 48,871 14
2 Moorpark High School California 48,292 21
3 Whitney M. Young Magnet High School Illinois 46,460 11
4 Lubbock High School Texas 46,240 15
5 Mountain View Mesa High School Arizona 45,058 7
6 Casa Grande High School California 44,913 8
7 Scarborough Maine 44,438 7
8 Acton-Boxborough Regional High School Massachusetts 44,230 6
9 Cedar Rapids Jefferson Iowa 43,985 2
10 The Wheeler School Rhode Island 41,811 6
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Most scores and rankings for the below teams are unknown.
Hilo High School Hawaii 4
Adlai E. Stevenson High School Illinois 4
Bingham High School Utah 3
Mankato West High School Minnesota 3
Northwest Pennsylvania Collegiate Academy Pennsylvania 3
Eisenhower High School Oklahoma 2
Centennal High School Idaho 2
William G. Enloe High School North Carolina 2
West Geauga High School Ohio 2
14 Martinsville High School Indiana 2
Tri-West Hendricks High School Indiana 1
Eastlake North High School Ohio 1
Tupelo High School Mississippi 1
Harry A. Burke High School Nebraska 1
Jackson Central Merry High School Tennessee 1
University High School Arizona 1
Highland High School New Mexico 35,546.3 1
Northern Valley Regional High School at Old Tappan New Jersey 1
Paul D. Schreiber High School New York 1
Olympia High School Washington 1
Shawnee Mission South High School Kansas 1
Spring Valley High School South Carolina 1
38 Caddo Parish Magnet High School Louisiana 31,983 -
Montville High School Connecticut 1
Nemaha Valley High School Nebraska 1
Lake Crystal Wellcome Memorial Secondary School Minnesota 1
Oldham County High School Kentucky -
Monmouth Academy Maine -
Fairview High School Pennsylvania -
Alvirne High School New Hampshire -
Renaissance High School Michigan -
Boulder High School Colorado -
Macon Central High School Georgia -
Savannah Arts Academy Georgia -
Preston High School Idaho -
Independence High School Kansas -
South Salem High School Oregon -
Campbell County High School Wyoming -
Wheatland High School Wyoming -
Albin High School Wyoming -
Mount Vernon High School Iowa -
Taylor High School Texas -
Park City High School Utah -
Ridgefield Memorial High School New Jersey -
52 Van Buren High School Arkansas 29,266 -

Team Super Quiz Scores[edit]

Place Score School State
1 4,990 Moorpark California
2 4,595 Waukesha West Wisconsin
3 4,400 Mountain View Mesa Arizona
4 4,330 Whitney Young Illinois
5 4,275 Lubbock Texas
6 4,245 Casa Grande California
7 3,995 Scarborough Maine
8 3,935 Tupelo Mississippi
9 3,885 Taylor Texas
10 3,880 Bingham Utah

Super Quiz Relay Scores[edit]

Place Score School State
1 31 Moorpark California
2 30 Waukesha West Wisconsin
3 28 Lubbock Texas

Top Student Scores[edit]

Overall[edit]

Honors[edit]

Rank Student School State Score
1 Jill Richards Lubbock Texas 8,615
2 Megan Wachspress Whitney Young Illinois 8,599
3 Olivia Tarcov Whitney Young Illinois 8,543
? Kathryn Long Waukesha West Wisconsin 8,520
? Nathaniel Whittemore Scarborough Maine 8,477
? Jeffery Vautin Scarborough Maine 8,300
? David Gerber Mountain View Mesa Arizona 8,130
? Unknown Waukesha West Wisconsin 8,040
? Unknown Moorpark California 8,029 < X < 8,420
? Bethany Holmes Fairview Pennsylvania 8,013

Scholastic[edit]

Rank Student School State Score
1 Johnny Mendoza Moorpark California 7,962
2 Nalin Ratyanake Centennial Idaho 7,955
3 Jonathan Lindsley Waukesha West Wisconsin 7,845
4 George Busby Lubbock Texas 7,825
? Scott Wilcox Waukesha West Wisconsin 7,781
7 Robby Prince Mountain View Mesa Arizona 7,723
? Arin Bratt Scarborough Maine 7,705

Varsity[edit]

Rank Student School State Score
1 Ryan Ramlow Waukesha West Wisconsin 8,678
2 Sergio Suarez Moorpark California 8,420
3 Julie Bristol Moorpark California 8,027
4 Nathan Edwards Waukesha West Wisconsin 8,007
5 David Rookhuyzen Mountain View Mesa Arizona 7,933

Division I[edit]

Honors[edit]

Rank Score Student School State
Gold 8,615 Jill Richards Lubbock Texas
Silver 8,599 Megan Wachspress Whitney Young Illinois
Bronze 8,543 Olivia Tarcov Whitney Young Illinois

Scholastic[edit]

Rank Score Student School State
Gold 7,962 Johnny Mendoza Moorpark California
Silver 7,955 Nalin Ratyanake Centennial Idaho
Bronze 7,825 George Busby Lubbock Texas

Varsity[edit]

Rank Score Student School State
Gold 8,420 Sergio Suarez Moorpark California
Silver 8,027 Julie Bristol Moorpark California
Bronze 7,933 David Rookhuyzen Mountain View Mesa Arizona

Division II[edit]

Honors[edit]

Rank Score Student School State
Gold 8,520 Kathryn Long Waukesha West Wisconsin
Silver 8,477 Nathaniel Whittemore Scarborough Maine
Bronze 8,300 Jeffery Vautin Scarborough Maine

Scholastic[edit]

Rank Score Student School State
Gold 7,845 Jonathan Lindsley Waukesha West Wisconsin
Silver 7,781 Scott Wilcox Waukesha West Wisconsin
Bronze 7,705 Arin Bratt Scarborough Maine

Varsity[edit]

Rank Score Student School State
Gold 8,678 Ryan Ramlow Waukesha West Wisconsin
Silver 8,007 Nathan Edwards Waukesha West Wisconsin
Bronze 7,295 Brian Cama Hilo Hawaii

Divison III[edit]

Honors[edit]

Rank Score Student School State
Gold 8,013 Bethany Holmes Fairview Pennsylvania
Silver 7,975 Anna von Reinhart The Wheeler School Rhode Island
Bronze 7,663 Celeste Monke University Arizona

Scholastic[edit]

Rank Score Student School State
Gold 7,285 Adam Love Tri-West Hendricks Indiana
Silver 7,232 Luba Tovbina University Arizona
Bronze 7,143 Robert Wray The Wheeler School Rhode Island

Varsity[edit]

Rank Score Student School State
Gold 6,593 Carlos Valentin University Arizona
Silver 6,458 Jora Ehrlich The Wheeler School Rhode Island
Bronze 6,415 Eric Palmieri The Wheeler School Rhode Island

Individual Events[edit]

Art[edit]

Honors[edit]

Rank Student School State Score
1 Nathaniel Jones Moorpark California 980
2 Megan Wachspress Whitney Young Illinois 940
3 Jill Richards Lubbock Texas 920

Scholastic[edit]

Rank Student School State Score
1 Brendan Murray Lubbock Texas 900
2 Michelle Kim Moorpark California 880
3 Dan Kaplan Adlai E. Stevenson Illinois 860
3 Catherine Lee Lubbock Texas 860

Varsity[edit]

Rank Student School State Score
1 Sergio Suarez Moorpark California 940
2 Ryan Larson Cedar Rapids Jefferson Iowa 900
3 Julie Bristol Moorpark California 860
3 Tabitha Annen Whitney Young Illinois 860

Economics[edit]

Honors[edit]

Rank Student School State Score
1 Amar Gupta Shawnee Mission South Kansas 940
2 David Gerber Mountain View Mesa Arizona 920
2 Vasu Reddy Lubbock Texas 920
3 Megan Wachspress Whitney Young Illinois 900
3 Kathryn Long Waukesha West Wisconsin 900

Scholastic[edit]

Rank Student School State Score
1 George Busby Lubbock Texas 940
2 Brendan Murray Lubbock Texas 860
2 Brandon Baker-Rice Enloe North Carolina 860
3 Dan Kaplan Adlai E. Stevenson Illinois 840
3 Arin Bratt Scarborough Maine 840
3 Justin Griffin Olympia Washington 840

Varsity[edit]

Rank Student School State Score
1 Ryan Ramlow Waukesha West Wisconsin 880
2 Chris Hagar Acton-Boxborough Reg Massachusetts 860
3 Sergio Suarez Moorpark California 840

Essay[edit]

Honors[edit]

Rank Student School State Score
1 Dana Berkowitz Northern Valley Reg New Jersey 970
1 Cyrus Woolard The Wheeler School Rhode Island 970
2 Julia Wallace Adlai E. Stevenson Illinois 960
3 Gregory Stachelek Northwest Penn Coll Acad Pennsylvania 920
3 Anna von Reinhart The Wheeler School Rhode Island 920
3 Chang Liu Enloe North Carolina 920

Scholastic[edit]

Rank Student School State Score
1 Klara Kim Whitney Young Illinois 970
2 Rose Hembrow-Beach Casa Grande California 950
3 Jon Blancha Acton-Boxborough Reg. Massachusetts 930

Varsity[edit]

Rank Student School State Score
1 Sergio Suarez Moorpark California 920
1 Eric Palmieri The Wheeler School Rhode Island 920
2 Chris Hagar Acton-Boxborough Reg. Massachusetts 890
3 Mike Kelleher Acton-Boxborough Reg. Massachusetts 880

Interview[edit]

Honors[edit]

Rank Student School State Score
1 Lincoln Uyeda Hilo Hawaii 1,000
1 Jeffery Vautin Scarborough Maine 1,000
1 Andrea Johnson Mankato West Minnesota 1,000
1 Anna von Reinhart The Wheeler School Rhode Island 1,000
1 Kathryn Long Waukesha West Wisconsin 1,000
2 David Gerber Mountain View Mesa Arizona 993
2 Jess Burkle West Geauga Ohio 993
3 Vasu Reddy Lubbock Texas 990

Scholastic[edit]

Rank Student School State Score
1 Nalin Ratnayake Centennial Idaho 997
2 Emily Scott Mankato West Minnesota 980
3 Catherine Lee Lubbock Texas 973
3 Kayla Knudsen Mankato West Minnesota 973

Varsity[edit]

Rank Student School State Score
1 Garret Martin Casa Grande California 990
2 Brian Cama Hilo Hawaii 983
3 Henry Magel III Paul D. Schreiber New York 977

Language and Literature[edit]

Honors[edit]

Rank Student School State Score
1 Megan Wachspress Whitney Young Illinois 940
2 Orr Ashenberg Acton-Boxborough Massachusetts 920
3 Nathaniel Jones Moorpark California 880
3 Olivia Tarcov Whitney Young Illinois 880
3 Jill Richards Lubbock Texas 880
3 Patricia Peter Lubbock Texas 880
3 Brian Rushton Bingham Utah 880

Scholastic[edit]

Rank Student School State Score
1 Robert Bauer Montville Connecticut 840
2 Kevin Teeling Mountain View Mesa Arizona 820
3 Michelle Kim Moorpark California 780

Varsity[edit]

Rank Student School State Score
1 Ryan Ramlow Waukesha West Wisconsin 900
2 Sergio Suarez Moorpark California 820
3 Jerome Yang Moorpark California 800

Math[edit]

Honors[edit]

Rank Student School State Score
1 Megan Wachspress Whitney Young Illinois 1,000
2 Jessica Eggert Adlai E. Stevenson Illinois 960
2 Brian Rushton Bingham Utah 960
3 Dean Reich Moorpark California 920
3 Andy Song Moorpark California 920
3 Lincoln Uyeda Hilo Hawaii 920
3 Sudhir Patel Eastlake North Ohio 920
3 Gregory Stachelek Northwest Penn Coll Acad Pennsylvania 920
3 Vasu Reddy Lubbock Texas 920

Scholastic[edit]

Rank Student School State Score
1 George Busby Lubbock Texas 960
2 Brian Kyle Waukesha West Wisconsin 920
3 Jerry Shen University Arizona 880

Varsity[edit]

Rank Student School State Score
1 Benjamin Taylor Tupelo Mississippi 880
2 Jerome Yang Moorpark California 840
2 Christian Heyden Burke Nebraska 840
2 Ryan Ramlow Waukesha West Wisconsin 840
3 Sergio Suarez Moorpark California 800
3 Rensise Buenviaie Whitney Young Illinois 800

Music[edit]

Honors[edit]

Rank Student School State Score
1 Nathaniel Whittemore Scarborough Maine 980
2 Megan Wachspress Whitney Young Illinois 920
3 Patricia Peter Lubbock Texas 900

Scholastic[edit]

Rank Student School State Score
1 Ben Riggs Highland New Mexico 880
2 Arin Bratt Scarborough Maine 840
3 Johnny Mendoza Moorpark California 820
3 Josh Pencek Martinsville Indiana 820

Varsity[edit]

Rank Student School State Score
1 Ryan Ramlow Waukesha West Wisconsin 920
2 David Rookhuyzen Mountain View Mesa Arizona 840
2 Brian Cama Hilo Hawaii 840
3 Julie Bristol Moorpark California 820
3 Rensise Buenviaie Whitney Young Illinois 820
3 Lauren Lindgren Northwest Penn Coll Acad Pennsylvania 820

Science[edit]

Honors[edit]

Rank Student School State Score
1 Jacob Kowalski Waukesha West Wisconsin 940
2 Dean Reich Moorpark California 920
2 Brian Rushton Bingham Utah 920
3 Nathaniel Jones Moorpark California 900
3 Anne Zhao Eisenhower Oklahoma 900

Scholastic[edit]

Rank Student School State Score
1 Josh Pencek Martinsville Indiana 900
2 Steve Overbeck Cedar Rapids Jefferson Iowa 880
2 Yang Yang Acton-Boxborough Massachusetts 880
3 Yvonne Volz Casa Grande California 860
3 Tristan Arnold Casa Grande California 860
3 Andrew Chastain South Salem Oregon 860
3 Nicholas Goodman Spring Valley South Carolina 860
3 George Busby Lubbock Texas 860

Varsity[edit]

Rank Student School State Score
1 Ryan Ramlow Waukesha West Wisconsin 900
2 Kyle Jackson Scarborough Maine 880
3 David Rookhuyzen Mountain View Mesa Arizona 860
3 Kyle Morgan Casa Grande California 860
3 Wolfgang Wachalovsky Casa Grande California 860

Speech[edit]

Honors[edit]

Rank Student School State Score
1 Kathryn Long Waukesha West Wisconsin 1,000
2 Anna von Reinhart The Wheeler School Rhode Island 990
2 Jess Burkle West Geauga Ohio 990
3 Kiera Fredericksen Lake Crystal Wellcome Memorial Minnesota 953

Scholastic[edit]

Rank Student School State Score
1 Brian Kyle Waukesha West Wisconsin 957
2 Scott Wilcox Waukesha West Wisconsin 943
3 Nalin Ratnayake Centennial Idaho 933
3 James Concannon Scarborough Maine 933
3 Ann Moles Nemaha Valley Nebraska 933

Varsity[edit]

Rank Student School State Score
1 Brian Brush Monmouth Academy Maine 980
2 Matt Marshall Jackson Central Merry Tennessee 963
3 David Rookhuyzen Mountain View Mesa Arizona 960

Super Quiz: The Internet[edit]

Honors[edit]

Rank Student School State Score
1 Jill Richards Lubbock Texas 895
2 Becky Ong Mountain View Mesa Arizona 865
2 Shivanjil Sharme Casa Grande California 865
2 Anne Zhao Eisenhower Oklahoma 865
3 Kathryn Long Waukesha West Wisconsin 850

Scholastic[edit]

Rank Student School State Score
1 Johnny Mendoza Moorpark California 895
2 Arin Bratt Scarborough Maine 835
3 Laura Llamedo Whitney Young Illinois 820
3 Adam Love Tri-West Hendricks Indiana 820
3 Adam Slutsky The Wheeler School Rhode Island 820

Varsity[edit]

Rank Student School State Score
1 Julie Bristol Moorpark California 850
2 Nathan Edwards Waukesha West Wisconsin 820
3 Sergio Suarez Moorpark California 800
3 Wolfgang Wachalovsky Casa Grande California 800

High Scorer from Each State[edit]

Score Student School State
8,678 Ryan Ramlow Waukesha West Wisconsin
8,615 Jill Richards Lubbock Texas
8,599 Megan Wachspress Whitney Young Illinois
8,477 Nathaniel Whittemore Scarborough Maine
8,420 Sergio Suarez Moorpark California
8,130 David Gerber Mountain View Mesa Arizona
8,013 Bethany Holmes Fairview Pennsylvania
7,975 Anna von Reinhart The Wheeler School Rhode Island
7,663 Celeste Monke University Arizona
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Note: Though many states sent two teams, USAD only recognized the state's high scorer.