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CHS ACES Team Receives Second Place at Competition

Clayton High School earned second place in the interstate finals of the Academic Challenge in Engineering and Science (ACES, formerly known as WYSE). During the ACES competition, each participant takes two of the seven exams administered. Eighteen high school teams and many at-large students qualified for the finals in the 700-1500 school enrollment category which included about 300 students. Clayton was the only team from Missouri to qualify in this enrollment category. See which team members placed in their individual categories below (out of fifth places):



3rd Place: Tudor Belean

5th Place: Sarah Taylor



1st Place (Tied):  Katie de la Paz, Ismael Robles-Razzaq

2nd Place:  Tudor Belean


Engineering Graphics:

2nd Place:  Matteo Sanderson



3rd Place: Lana Xu


Varsity Team Members:

Tudor Belean

Vivian Chen

Carter Davis

Katie dela Paz

Aadi Diwan

Jessie Lin

Hannah Moon

Alexander Pompian

Ismael Robles-Razzaq

Matteo Sanderson

Ethan Sturmoski

Sarah Taylor

Alice Wang

Lana Xu

Elaine Yoo


Congratulations to these scholars for their excellent performances in the 2022 ACES competition.