Friday, March 29, 2013
Students from 47 public schools throughout the tri-county area battled for top honors at the 27th Annual Quest Academic Competition held today at Trident Technical College. Approximately 1,200 students participated in this year’s Quest. The competition was developed by TTC to promote academic excellence, provide an academic challenge to students, and recognize top students, teachers and schools.
Students participated in four levels of competition: Level I-grade 6, Level II-grades 7-8, Level III-grades 9-10 and Level IV-grades 11-12. Students competed and earned points in team competitions in math, science and social studies, and in individual competitions in composition, public speaking and visual arts. Schools whose students earned the most total points won overall awards at each level. Special competitions that did not contribute points toward the overall awards were held in automotive, computer aided design, computer programming, culinary, engineering design and construction, French, Spanish, video/film and welding.
Overall School Winners
Level I (Grade 6)
First Place: Rollings Middle School of the Arts
Second Place: Alston Middle School
Third Place: Cane Bay Middle School
†††††††††††††††††††††††† Moultrie Middle School
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Level II (Grades 7-8)
First Place: Thomas C. Cario Middle School
Second Place: Rollings Middle School of the Arts
Third Place: Laing Middle School of Science & Technology
Level III (Grades 9-10)
First Place: Academic Magnet High School
Second Place: Summerville High School
Third Place: Stratford High School
Level IV (Grades 11-12)
First Place: Ashley Ridge High School
Second Place: Wando High School
Third Place: Academic Magnet High School
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