A lot of kids know about it and recognize what they do. We've been able to recruit some really good kids. It's a way to learn about things beyond the normal high school curriculum. It's also a way for the geeks of the world to get some recognition.
It's basically like taking seven college level classes.
It was the C average kids that really came through and won it for us this year. Academic Decathlon gives some kids who may not be the strongest students a chance to really prove themselves.