The Jefferson High School Academic Decathlon team placed third at the 2016 national competition, held in Anchorage, Alaska. Team members include: Connor Hammons, Sarah Steinke, Clarissa Bruns, Chase Hannen, Luke Hummel, Abbigail Frerick, Christian Anton, Sienna Belcher, and Stephanie Ray.
The team won 20 individual medals. Christian Anton placed 3rd individually in his division. The team also placed third in Oral Super Quiz. Connor, Sarah, Chase, Luke, Christian, and Stephanie all earned gold medals in individual competition. The coach is Kevin Darrow.