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2021 Scholastic Contest and Quiz Bowl

Congratulations to these high schools for their accomplishments:

  • Class C 1st Place : Pierce High School
  • Class C 2nd Place : Hartington Cedar Catholic High School
  • Class C 3rd Place : Crofton Community Schools

  • Class D 1st Place : O’Neill St. Mary’s High School
  • Class D 2nd Place : Atkinson West Holt High School
  • Class D 3rd Place : Creighton Community Schools

  • Quiz Bowl Champion : Madison High School
  • Quiz Bowl Runner-up : Howells-Dodge Consolidated School

Wednesday, March 17, 2021

Virtual Scholastic Contest

For 2021, the Scholastic Contest will be VIRTUAL. The deadline has passed for submitting entry forms for the Scholastic Contest.

Tuesday, March 23, 2021

In-Person Quiz Bowl

The deadline has passed for submitting entry forms for the Quiz Bowl. The competition will follow the Northeast Community College COVID-19 Standard Operating procedures.

Tuition Waivers for Senior Participants

In addition to the $1,000 scholarship granted to the winning schools in Class C and Class D, Northeast will be awarding tuition waivers valued at $1,000 each (one-half awarded in the fall and spring terms) to seniors who earn first place in their exam. The tuition waivers will be awarded to 12 seniors in each class with the highest percentage grade on the test that earned the student first place. The College will determine any tie-breaker situations.

What is the Scholastic Contest?

It is an academic competition on a variety of subjects for high school students, grades 9-12, offered in Class C and Class D divisions. Students are allowed to take two exams, but cannot repeat a previously taken exam. Medals are awarded to individual students in each exam for 1st, 2nd, 3rd place in each class division. Points are also awarded to the student's respective high school with the top three schools in each class division receiving award plaques. A scholarship is awarded to the school whose team places first in each class of competition-Class C and Class D.

What is Quiz Bowl?

It is a single-elimination competition between two teams of four players, from the same Class C or Class D high school, enrolled in grades 9-12. Points are awarded for correct answers to questions taken from all areas of academic knowledge as well as current events. The team with highest number of points at end of each round advances in competition. A plaque is given to the school winning the competition and medals are awarded to team members.