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2021 Scholastic Contest and Quiz Bowl

The deadline to register to participate in the Scholastic Contest is January 18, 2021.

For more information, please contact the Doris at (402) 844-7114 or

Wednesday, March 17, 2021

For 2021, the Scholastic Contest will be VIRTUAL. Quiz Bowl date and format will be announced in the near future. Registration for Quiz Bowl will be at a later date.

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.