Battle of the brains: Local high school students to compete on TV quiz show

News-DemocratOctober 10, 2013 

Top students from Mascoutah Community High School will compete against Central Community High School in Breese 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 half-hour episode will air on WSIU-TV 8/WUSI-TV 16, the public television stations of Southern Illinois University Carbondale, at 5 p.m. Sunday with a repeat on 9:30 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 20.

Produced and hosted by SIUC 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.

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