Quiz Team qualifies for national competition

Quiz TeamThe Schuylerville High School Quiz Team has qualified for the National Academic Championship and will travel to Washington D.C., in June to compete. The team earned its spot in the national competition after defeating South Glens Falls to finish third in the Post-Star’s Academic Bowl.

The Academic Bowl is a Jeopardy-type competition testing high school students’ knowledge of history, literature, mathematics, science, current events and more.

Schuylerville’s Quiz Team finished with a 5-1 regular season record. The team is made up of eight students representing all four high school academic levels.

“It has been a joy to watch the team develop over the last few years and have the students get to experience the privilege to represent Schuylerville on a stage as great as our nation’s capital,” advisor Tom Bryson said.

The National Academic Championship will be held from June 3-5.

Schuylerville’s Quiz Team members are: Zach Galcik, Gabby Wood, Cody Durr, Jess Melita, Mike Burkett, Mackenzie Goldup, Sierra Rechak and Teghan Murray (absent from photo).