Date: March 7, 2011
Contact: Carol Connelly, Director,
Media & Communication Services, ext. 5267, firstname.lastname@example.org
PNC Academic Super Bowl Winners
WESTVILLE Purdue University North Central recently hosted two nights of Academic Super Bowl Invitational competition with students from throughout Northwest Indiana competing.
The first night of Academic Super Bowl competition included teams from eight of the nine Porter County High Schools. A team of students representing Chesterton High School took first place overall. The competition was close. One point behind the first place team was the team representing Valparaiso High School in second place and two points behind was Kouts High School in third.
The following night, the LaPorte County Senior Academic Super Bowl Open Invitational included teams from throughout Northwest Indiana and concluded with the team from North White High School in Monon taking first place, with River Forest High School of Hobart in second and LaCrosse High School in third place.
Each night saw more than more than 200 people, including students, coaches and spectators taking part in the event. The competition theme was Latin America." Students competed in six subject areas - English, science, fine arts, social studies, math and interdisciplinary.
The Porter County winners in each round were:
Social Studies third place Chesterton; second Valparaiso; first - Hebron
English third Valparaiso; second Kouts; first Morgan Township
Fine Arts third Portage; second Kouts; first Valparaiso
Math third Portage; second Washington Township; first Chesterton
Science third Wheeler; second Chesterton; first Kouts
Interdisciplinary third Valparaiso; second Hebron; first Chesterton.
The LaPorte County winners in each round were:
English third place tie - LaCrosse and La Porte; second River Forest; first North White.
Science third place Marquette; second River Forest, first North White.
Fine Arts - third place Marquette; second LaCrosse; first North White.
Social Studies third place River Forest; second LaCrosse; first La Porte.
Math third place Marquette; second Elkhart Christian; first LaCrosse.
Interdisciplinary third place Marquette; second LaCrosse; first River Forest.
Super Bowl competition in Indiana is a part of the Indiana Association of School Principals, Department of Student Programs. This unique inter-scholastic academic competition program allows Indiana 's senior high, junior, middle and elementary school students an opportunity to compete in academics similar to an athletic contest. The academic competitions encourage academic achievement by offering participants recognition and reward by honoring intellectual achievement, academic competition celebrating scholarship.