|Vermont's high school
academic competition for more than 30 years.
|Welcome to the home of competitive academics in the state of Vermont. Since the 1983-84 school year, the Vermont-NEA Scholars' Bowl has been challenging teams of high school students to show their smarts in a fast-paced question-and-answer format. This year Essex High School conquered a field of 26 teams from around the state to earn the right to represent Vermont in national competition.|
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SCHOLARS' BOWL CHAMPION
Coach Lea Ann Smith (left to right) and team members Matt Bergeron, Cole Blondin, Martin Deutsch, Jason Yin, Omkar Borse and Peter Feehan hold the trophies after Essex beat South Burlington to win the Scholars' Bowl state championship March 29 at the University of Vermont. (Photo by Kevin Commo)
|Rebels Reach Playoffs at NAQT
South Burlington became just the fourth Vermont team to qualify for the playoffs at a tossup-bonus national tournament, leading the Vermont contingent at the NAQT National Championship Tournament in Rosemont, Ill., on May 31 and June 1 with a 77th-place finish. The Rebels went 6-5 overall, coming back to beat Bloomington, Ill., 330-325 in the final match of the prelims to make the playoffs before falling to Eden Prairie, Minn., 290-150 in the first round. Essex sent two teams and the A team finished 5-5, falling to Beachwood, Ohio, with a spot in the playoffs on the line in the final round. Essex B finished 2-8 with a couple of heartbreaking losses mixed in. The tournament concluded the 2013-14 season for Vermont teams, but the Scholars' Bowl will be back in September for its 32nd season. Complete NAQT Nationals results.
Vermont Teams Compete at NAQT Small-School Nationals
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