Westlake Academic Challenge teams headed to nationals

LBMS Academic Challenge team

Westlake City Schools’ middle and high school Academic Challenge teams finished in the Top 5 in the nation in an online quiz competition, qualifying them for the national competition.

The Westlake High School team finished second in the nation out of 140 competing schools in the high school 3-2-1 Questions Unlimited online quiz competition. The high school team ranks first in Ohio.

The Lee Burneson Middle School team finished third in the nation out of 66 competing middle schools in the same tournament, qualifying them for nationals for the second straight year. The middle school team ranks first in Ohio.

Both teams qualified for the Questions Unlimited National Competitions in May for their respective divisions. Both teams are advised by John and Sandy Packis.

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Volume 7, Issue 3, Posted 9:41 AM, 02.03.2015