Vermont-NEA Scholars' Bowl

Fall Knowledge Master Open

A pair of local teams cracked the national top 20 as a record-tying eight Vermont-NEA Scholars' Bowl teams competed in the Fall Knowledge Master Open on December 4, 2002.

Hanover (N.H.) correctly answered 191 of the 200 multiple-choce questions and finished with 1628 of a possible 2000 points on the computerized test. The Marauders ranked 11th out of 858 participating schools world-wide to top the Vermont-NEA contingent for the third straight KMO.

Champlain Valley was the top scoring school in Vermont for the third straight KMO, and its tally was an equally impressive 1593 points on 190 correct answers. That was good enough for 17th in the overall standings. Essex followed, placing 143rd in the rankings with 1379 points, while Burlington also cracked the top 200 with 1348 points for a 184th-place showing. Other participating Vermont teams were: Thetford (1228 points), Mt. Abraham (1125), Montpelier (1060) and Harwood (912).

Thomas Jeffereson High School for Science and Technology of Alexandria, Virginia was the overall champion with 1736 points.

Results for Vermont Teams
(858 teams competed overall)

National Rank School Correct Answers Total Points
11 Hanover 191 1628
17 Champlain Valley 190 1593
143 Essex 183 1379
184 Burlington 180 1348
352 Thetford 169 1228
504 Mt. Abraham 158 1125
605 Montpelier 159 1060
753 Harwood 138 912

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