Roslyn Varsity Quiz Bowl Team Competes in 39th Annual National Academic Championship
By virtue of its 4-2 record at the 39th Annual National Academic Championship preliminaries held remotely on Saturday, May 22, the Roslyn High School Varsity Quiz Bowl advanced to the Playoffs. On Saturday, June 12, 26th ranked Roslyn defeated the previously undefeated 7th ranked White Hall team from Arkansas, 390-265. This allowed Roslyn to move into the Championship Finals rounds on Sunday, June 13. The Roslyn team was defeated by previous champions Booker T. Washington HS from Tulsa, OK, 380-270 to close out a surprising showing on Championship Sunday. This comes on the heels of the Roslyn Junior Varsity team finishing 4th on the East Coast in the 37th National Academic Championship, which was held in Washington, D.C. in May 2019.
The Quiz Bowl Team is made up of captain Jessica Fox, senior; Katie Lam, senior; Daniel Liu, junior; Sam Jacobson, junior; Jaideep Grewal, junior; and Hanah Youn, freshman. The Quiz Bowl Faculty Advisor is Scott Segal.