Reed City, Big Rapids teams compete on Quiz Central
Submitted to the Herald Review
MOUNT PLEASANT — Teams from Reed City and Big Rapids high schools will compete at 5:30 p.m. today, Saturday, Feb. 10, on WCMU Public Television’s "Quiz Central."
"Quiz Central" is an educational and entertaining academic quiz show. Teams from 48 Michigan high schools compete in four divisions based on school size.
Reed City is coached by Katrina Wray and team members include Lorenz Hoernel, Noah Stahl, Jade Ebels and Connor Williams. Their alternates are Troy Todd and Sophie Van Antwerp.
Big Rapids is coached by Susan McCullen. Team members include Arya Rao, Ryan Draves, Ryan Cosper and Ethan Westerkamp. Their alternate is James Morgan.
Teams compete in elimination rounds as they vie for the championship in their division. The four starters and three alternates of the division championship teams will each receive a two-year, $4,000 room and board scholarship from Central Michigan University Residence Life.
The division champions then face off to determine the overall season winner.
In addition, four lucky "Quiz Central" seniors will receive textbook scholarships from the CMU Bookstore.
Now in its 13th season, "Quiz Central" is locally produced by WCMU Public Television.