Vermont-NEA Scholars' Bowl
Fall Knowledge Master Open
Hanover (N.H.) High School turned in a record finish as a record number of Vermont teams competed in the Knowledge Master Open on December 3, 2003.
The Marauders scored 1715 point and placed fourth overall to lead a field of 13 Vermont schools among the 872 that competed around the world in the multiple-choice, computerized competition. Hanover broke Vermont-NEA Scholars' Bowl records in score and placement with the strong results.
Hanover, which has been the top scoring Vermont-NEA Scholars' Bowl team for five straight KMOs, correctly answered 190 of 200 questions and its score came out of a possible 2000. It was the second straight Open in which Hanover eclipsed 1700 points (1710 points, eighth place in Spring 2003) and it surpassed Burlington's state records of 1711 points and sixth-place overall set during the 1999-2000 school year.
Champlain Valley also turned in a strong showing, to top the intra-Vermont competition for the fifth straight KMO. The Crusaders were 27th overall with 1591 points on 193 correct answers. Essex (1533 points, 59th overall) also cracked the 1500-point barrier. Full results for Vermont teams are listed below.
Thomas Jeffereson High School for Science and Technology of Alexandria, Va., was the overall champion with 1814 points. The only other schools to beat Hanover were Montgomery Blair (Silver Spring, Md.) and High Technology High (Lincroft, N.J.).
for Vermont Teams
(872 teams competed overall)
|National Rank||School||Correct Answers||Total Points|
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