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High School Quiz Show; Natick vs. Acton-Boxborough


High School Quiz Show #201: Natick vs. Acton-Boxborough Broadcast 2/13/2011 Shot at WGBH

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High School Quiz Show
Natick vs. Acton-Boxborough
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Premiering on March 22, High School Quiz Show puts the spotlight on some of Massachusetts' best and brightest young scholars. Produced right here at WGBH, this statewide competition encourages, showcases, and rewards the academic achievement and intellectual curiosity of Massachusetts high school students.

High School Quiz Show builds on the success of As Schools Match Wits, a co-production of Westfield State College and WGBY, WGBH’s sister station in Western Massachusetts.

In its premiere season, High School Quiz Show’s academic tournament launches with 20 schools from eastern Massachusetts competing in 10 qualifying rounds. The four schools with the highest overall points will advance to our state finals, where they'll compete with the four top qualifying teams from As Schools Match Wits, all vying for the top spot as High School Quiz Show's first-ever state champion!

Dhaya Lakshminarayanan, host of High School Quiz Show. Besides leading the action on our show, she's a business consultant, stand-up comedian, and a scholar herself, having earned two degrees from MIT.

Major production support for High School Quiz Show is provided by the University of Massachusetts. Series release date: 3/22/2010

Program Description

The second season kicks off with a contest between Natick vs. Acton-Boxborough Regional High School. Natick becomes the first team to move on in the competition. See their next contest in the first Quarterfinals matchup.

Celebrity Question: Kevin Youkilis, Boston Red Sox

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Wells, Hillary (Series Producer)
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