Students from O'Fallon High School will take on Massac County High School in a battle of the brains on the next episode of Scholastic Hi-Q, WSIU Public Television's quiz show featuring regional high school scholar bowl teams. The second round of the half-hour series will air on WSIU-TV 8 and WUSI-TV 16, the public television stations of Southern Illinois University, at 1 p.m. Sunday with a repeat at 9:30 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 17.
Produced and hosted by SIU students, Scholastic Hi-Q is a competitive game show series featuring scholar bowl teams from more than 30 area high schools. Team members answer questions from a variety of disciplines, including art, geography, history, literature, math, music and science. The winning school of each game advances to subsequent rounds until they are either eliminated by another team or advance to the championship match. Season champions receive a large plaque for their school and recognition on WSIU-TV's airwaves and website.