On Saturday morning, March 19th, students from Frederick, Chesapeake and Perry Hall High School competed on the popular TV quiz show, It’s Academic.
The final score was…
Perry Hall: 495
The Guinness Book of World Records has recognized It’s Academic as the world’s longest-running TV quiz show. Started in 1961 on NBC4 in Washington D.C., the program continues as America’s foremost high school quiz. The school year 2015-2016 is the show’s 55th season of telecasts.
Winner of many broadcast prizes, including eight Emmy Awards, It’s Academic is endorsed by the National Association of School Boards. By showcasing the achievements of teenagers from local schools, the show has secured a remarkable place in the history of television.
The show airs locally on WJZ-TV at 10 a.m. on Saturdays.
Check out Perry Hall’s performance below.