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standoutscholars.com

March 23rd, 2009 by admin
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standoutscholars.com is the official website of the Scholastic Games high school quiz , a radio program designed to be both entertaining and informative.  It has completed its 25th season on the air, having showcased outstanding students in Lorain County, Ohio, since 1990.

LINKS:  You may listen to or download recent programs (below), read about the programs history and philosophy, and review the format and rules with sample questions.

weollogo2-08The program is heard locally on WEOL radio (AM 930),  Tuesdays between 6 and 7 p.m. local time (most weeks) from the end of January through May.  After broadcast the programs are archived here.  The program is produced under the auspices of the Educational Service Center of Lorain County,esclc-logo-2014 and supported by grants from the Nordson Corporation Foundation, education funds managed by the Community Foundation of Lorain County, the Nord Family Foundation and the Community West Foundation.  Check out the list of recipients of the STANDOUT SCHOLAR AWARD, an honorarium of $50 for each program, designated to the student who contributes the most to his or her academic team.  Links are also provided to the  Ohio colleges and universities that participate in the Scholastic Games TUITION CREDIT AWARD PROGRAM, the procedures for which are described in detail including the forms sent to educational institutions.

Also on this site find our interview program which deals with educational topics, Dialogues on Education, available below between the quiz programs.

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Dialogues 16-06 Future of LCCC – 1

March 26th, 2016 by admin
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A COMMUNITY COLLEGE WITH A HISTORY OF EXCELLENCE (Interview Part One)

LCCC SignLorain County Community College has been an outstanding example of what an ideal community college can be, in terms of programs, faculty, facilities, and in its history of cooperation with other

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institutions. What is the future of the community college, and LCCC in particular? That is the topic of this interview with Tracy Green, the college’s Vice President for Strategic and Institutional Development and with Larry Goodman, a long-term Lorain County businessman and an LCCC trustee since 2010.

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Dialogues 16-07 Future of LCCC – 2

March 26th, 2016 by admin
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MAINTAINING COMMUNITY COLLEGE EXCELLENCE (Part Two)

lccc logoIn a second installment interview Bob Tayek conducted with Larry Goodman and Tracy Green, here is an update on the search for a president at Lorain County Community College.

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CHURCH

It is a special challenge, as it is widely agreed that there are big shoes to fill with the impending retirement of the widely acclaimed Dr. Roy A. Church following his three decades of exemplary leadership. You may also link to one of our two earlier interviews with Dr. Church from last year.

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Dialogues 16-05 Student Assessment Testing

March 26th, 2016 by admin
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ESC SUPT. ON THE CHALLENGES OF STUDENT ASSESSMENT

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Extensive testing of students has become a subject of controversy. Mr. Gregory Ring, the Superintendent of the Educational Service Center of Lorain County, addresses the issue in this interview by Bob Tayek. ESCLC-logoIn particular the PARCC (Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers) test has been under fire.   Listen for a frank discussion of problems with the test and many challenges with respect to its implementation and replacement.

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16-06 Amherst Steele vs. Elyria High

March 18th, 2016 by admin
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DEFENDING CHAMPION FACES WINNINGEST SCHOOL

SG Amherst Steele team 2016SG Elyria team 2016Amherst Marion L. Steele High School was the winning school in last year’s Scholastic Games championship, a program that ended a four-year string of championships for Amherst’s opponents, the team from Olmsted Falls High School. This year, Steele’s team faces Elyria High School, with its history of having been the only school to have won five championships, one more than Olmsted Falls.  As both schools have produced many fine academic teams, the only thing that is assured is a good competition.  Representing Amherst Steele, pictured from left to right, are Carlie Johnson, team captain Joey Tokar, and Klementyna Pozniak.  Elyria’s team, left to right, is Dirk Polderman, team captain Isaiah Krugman, and Erica Uszak.   Click above to listen, or (spoiler alert) read the final results by clicking here for the official news release.  If the link above does not work, use the following url:  http://weol.northcoastnow.com/audio/weol/SG16-06%20Amherst-Elyria-podcast.mp3

 

 

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Dialogues 16-04 Google Expeditions in Avon

March 17th, 2016 by admin
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YOUNG STUDENTS “GOOGLE THE WORLD” IN 3-D

Google_Expeditions15Why are those kids holding little cardboard boxes up to their eyes? They are virtually travelling the world! “Google Expeditions” is an educational program from Google that brings a new type of technology to elementary school students.

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Matthews

They look into “Google goggles” and see 3-D images of some pretty exciting locations. This program recently came to schools in Avon Lake and in our interview, school principal Michael Matthews describes the program to Bob Tayek.

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Dialogues 16-03 Great Lakes Theater- Outreach

March 17th, 2016 by admin
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CLASSIC THEATER FOR ALL

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GLTF_hanna_marqueeGreat Lakes Theater, known as “Cleveland’s Classic Theater Company,” is headquartered in the city’s historic Hanna Theatre. In addition to presenting classic plays to the region for over fifty years, Great Lakes has developed a comprehensive educational outreach program. Actor and playwright David Hansen, the current Education Outreach Associate for the organization, describes to Bob Tayek the unit’s 2016 activities with the focus on Lorain County.

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16-05 Avon vs. Olmsted Falls

March 17th, 2016 by admin
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TWO SCHOOLS THAT HAVE PRODUCED CHAMPIONSHIP TEAMS

SG-Avon HS QF team  SG Olmsted Falls team 2016It has been a few years since Avon High School has won the Scholastic Games championship but, as part of one of the fastest-growing school systems in Ohio, its teams have been contenders every year. Olmsted Falls has won our championship four of the last five years. Needless to say, strong performances are expected of both academic teams. Representing Avon are, pictured left to right, Brian Lee, team captain Pete Stamatis, and Alex Stamatis. The Olmsted Falls panel consists of, also left to right, Molly McCafferty, captain Zach Buchta, and Isaac Rivera. To hear the competition, click above (opening a separate window is suggested), or to read the final results (this is a spoiler alert), click here for our official news release describing it.  If the above player does not work, try this url: http://weol.northcoastnow.com/audio/weol/SG16-05%20Avon-OlmstedFalls-podcast.mp3

 

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Dialogues 16-02 Comm. Fdn. Lorain County

March 17th, 2016 by admin
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COMMUNITY FOUNDATION SERVES LORAIN COUNTY

CFLCThe Community Foundation of Lorain County continues to be a major resource of philanthropic

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activity in northern Ohio, fulfilling in many ways its goal of connecting “People who care with causes that matter.” The foundation CEO, Brian Frederick, updates Bob Tayek on some of the many areas in which the foundation is active, an important part of which is the help average citizens create legacy gifts. Further information is available at www.peoplewhocare.org.

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Dialogues 16-01 Tech Time Challenge

March 17th, 2016 by admin
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“TECH TIME CHALLENGE” FURTHERS S.T.E.M. EDUCATION

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TechTimePicSTEM Education (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) for middle school students in a growing number of Lorain County schools is being enhanced by a program sponsored by Nordson Corporation called the “Tech Time Challenge.” Jami Kinton of Fusion Marketing Group tells Bob Tayek what the program is all about in this informative interview.

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16-04 Elyria Catholic vs. Vermilion

February 23rd, 2016 by admin
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THE HIGHEST COMBINED SCORE OF THE SEASON RESULTS FROM THE ELYRIA CATHOLIC AND VERMILION COMPETITION

SG Elyria Cath team 2016SG Vermilion team 2016   Listen to this fast-moving contest with two excellent teams, Elyria Catholic High School’s panel, pictured left to right,  Jeremy Basinski, Ryan Turner and Mitchell Carson, and the Vermilion High School team, Savannah Hitlan, Eileen Costello, and Stephan Jonsson.  Click above to listen to the program (in a separate window if you wish) or click HERE to learn the final results from our official news release.

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