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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 more than a quarter century 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 and at www.weol.com.  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 16-10 John Carroll University – Health Careers

July 17th, 2016 by admin
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A UNIVERSITY RESPONSE TO DEMAND FOR HEALTH PROFESSIONALS

JCU-logo.jpgMike Martin, JCU_pic_2Professor Mike Martin, Chairman of the Biology Department at John Carroll University, tells Bob Tayek in this interview about a new university program designed to direct young people to roles in the growing field of health care and related services. Directed at college-bound high school students, this university program informs individuals of the kind of education and training that can lead to rewarding and fulfilling careers.

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16-09 Scholastic Games: Avon vs. North Ridgeville

July 17th, 2016 by admin
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THE FIRST QUARTERFINAL BEGINS PLAYOFF ROUNDS

SG Avon Team QF, SF, CHLake Ridge QF team 2016The winner of this match will become the first school to advance to the semifinal level.  Members of the returning Avon High School team include, as pictured left to right, Brian Lee, team captain Pete Stamatis, and Ryan McRowe.  Representing Lake Ridge Academy are, left to right, The Lake Ridge team consisted of Julia Bouzaher, team captain Rowena Kobrak, and Joshua Lacoste.

Quarterfinalist teams to be heard in future programs include Elyria High School, Elyria Catholic High School, Avon Lake, Oberlin High and Vermilion. The eighth quarterfinalist will be determined on our next program in a competition between Keystone, the winning team with the lowest score in early competition (250 points), and Firelands, the remaining “wildcard” team, which achieved the highest losing score of the year (260 points).

Listen to the program by clicking above, or you may read the final results in our official news release.  (If you want to keep the final score a mystery, listen before you look!)

 

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Dialogues 16-09 CWRU LaunchNet

July 16th, 2016 by admin
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UNIVERSITY PROVIDES ENCOURAGEMENT TO YOUNG ENTREPRENEURS

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Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland has created “LaunchNet,” a springboard to business success for students in northern Ohio. Bob Tayek speaks here with Bob Sopko, the director of the university’s program, about how the program began and how it has already helped several hundred students and alumni in its first three years of existence.

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16-08 North Ridgeville vs. Vermilion

July 16th, 2016 by admin
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FIRST ROUND OF COMPETITIONS ENDS – “WILDCARD” TEAM RETURNS

North Ridgeville team-SG-2016SG Vermilion WC team-SG-2016Competing against North Ridgeville High School, the last of our first-round academic teams, is Vermilion, one of two designated “wildcard” teams, which are the highest-scoring runner-ups from the program’s first round of competitions.   The winner of this match will join the other quarterfinalist teams in  subsequent playoffs, beginning with quarterfinals.  Those other teams include Avon High School, Lake Ridge Academy, Elyria High School, Elyria Catholic High School, Avon Lake, and Oberlin High. The eighth quarterfinalist will be determined by a contest between Keystone, the winning team with the lowest score in early competition (250 points), and Firelands, the other “wildcard” team, which achieved the highest losing score identical to Vermilion’s (260 points).

On this program, North Ridgeville is represented by, left to right,  James Hicks, team captain Andrew Szente, and Alyssa Edmunds.  Vermilion’s team consists of, as pictured left to right, Savannah Hitlan, team captain Stefan Jonsson,  and Nikki Peter.  Listen to the program by clicking above, or read the final results in our official news release.

 

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Dialogues 16-08 Robotics Competition

July 16th, 2016 by admin
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Brookside robotics 2016 ANOTHER ROBOTICS COMPETITION IN LORAIN COUNTY

Again in 2016, Brookside High School in Sheffield Village hosted a regional VEX Robotics competition.  With the support of NASA, this event creates a sports-like atmosphere that promotes the development of social and VEX logoteamwork skills as it enhances academic STEM skills.  Bob Tayek spoke to Ken Landis, the school’s Director of Robotics, about this successful local event that is the first step in a possible advance to regional and world competitions.

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SG 16-07 Avon Lake vs. Midview

June 8th, 2016 by admin
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TWO MORE LARGE SCHOOLS MEET, BOTH FORMER CHAMPIONSHIP WINNERS

SG Avon Lake team 2016 SG Midview team 2016This week it’s the academic team from Avon Lake High School, left to right, Jay Leiden, Alex Loar, and Hannah Lipka, versus the panel from Midview High School, left to right, Michele Manuk, Ethan Greenly, and Kellen McGuire.  Click above to listen to the competition or here to read the final results in our official press release.

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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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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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