22nd Annual High School Academic Team Competition on March 17 at North High
Posted March 13, 2018
HAGERSTOWN, MD (March 13, 2018) – North Hagerstown High School will be the site of the 22nd Annual Washington County Public Schools (WCPS) High School Academic Team Competition on Saturday, March 17, 2018 at 9 a.m. The competition for teams of students from Boonsboro, Hancock, North Hagerstown, Smithsburg, South Hagerstown, Washington County Technical and Williamsport high schools begins with an uncontested round of questions for each team, followed by round robin, head-to-head competition in which each team faces every other team. The event ends with a championship round comprised of the four teams that earned the highest cumulative scores from the first two rounds. Each of the teams in the finals earns scholarship money and the winning team receives a $1,000 scholarship for its school. The highest scoring team that does not reach the championship round earns scholarship money from Hagerstown Community College. Scholarship sponsors include the Hagerstown Community College Foundation, Nora Roberts Foundation, WCPS Education Foundation, Washington County Teachers Association and Washington County Teachers Federal Credit Union. The competition is free and open to the public.