MT. PLEASANT – Roscommon High School finished second as Traverse City (TC) Central High School earned the title of 2020 Grand Champion on WCMU Public Television’s Quiz Central Wednesday, June 17.
TC won the final game against Roscommon High with a score of 370 to 270.
“The competition was filled with talented, energetic and intelligent high school students,” said Executive Producer, Chris Ogozaly. “Our championship game was a high-scoring match that included Traverse City Central edging out Roscommon to secure back-to-back Quiz Central championships.”
Forty-eight high school teams competed against each other in four divisions: red, blue, white and gold. The members of the division championship teams received a two-year room and board scholarship from Central Michigan University Residence Life. Quiz Central awards $114,000 in scholarships annually.
“I never cease to be amazed at the caliber of schools that compete each year in Quiz Central,” said WCMU Interim General Manager, Jim Rademaker. “These students answer questions that are much more difficult than those found on commercial TV quiz style programs.”
Viewers can watch episodes online at https://video.wcmu.org/show/quiz-central/.