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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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16-16 Scholastic Games Championship -Season 26

October 2nd, 2016 by admin
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IT’S AVON AND ELYRIA CATHOLIC GOING FOR TOP HONORS

sg-avon-ecath-ch-2016-croppedAvon High School and Elyria Catholic High School have emerged as the sponsors of the top two teams from among all of the Scholastic Games competitors this year, a field of fifteen area high schools.

The players are pictured left to right with program emcee and producer Jim Mehrling.  SG Avon Team 2016 SG Elyria Cath team 2016Elyria Catholic’s team consists of Jeremy Basinski, Ryan Turner, and team captain Mitchell Carson.  Avon is represented by, Brian Lee, team captain Pete Stamatis, and Ryan McRowe.    Basinski, Carson and Stamatis are all former “Standout Scholar” winners.  Hear our 26th annual county championship competition by clicking above, or skip ahead to read about the final results in our official news release.

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16-15 Semifinal 2- Avon Lake vs. Elyria Catholic

October 1st, 2016 by admin
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AVON LAKE AND ELYRIA CATHOLIC BATTLE TO ADVANCE TO CHAMPIONSHIP

SG Elyria Cath team 2016sg-avon-lake-sf-2016The second semi-final pits the team from Elyria Catholic High School, left to right, Jeremy Basinski, Ryan Turner, and team captain Mitchell Carson, against Avon Lake High, represented by, left to right,  Jay Leiden, team captain Alex Loar, and Sophie Shabab.  Listen to the program by clicking here or above, or read descriptions of the final results of the program in our official news release.

 

 

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16-14 Semifinal 1 – Avon vs. Oberlin

September 25th, 2016 by admin
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DETERMINING THE FIRST TEAM TO ADVANCE TO OUR 2016 CHAMPIONSHIP

SG 2016 Semifinal 1 -croppedStaying with the school’s quarterfinal representatives, competing for Avon High School are, left to right, Brian Lee, team captain Pete Stamatis, and Ryan McRowe.  With one change from its previous team configuration, Oberlin High School’s team this time is, left to right, Armand Ortiz, Chris Schroth, and Elias Bullock.  Click above to hear the show (you may choose to open it in a new window).  You may also choose to remove any surprise from the final result by reading our official news release that announces the winner.

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16-13 Quarterfinal 4 – Avon Lake vs. Vermilion

September 25th, 2016 by admin
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THE LAST QUARTERFINAL WILL COMPLETE THE LIST OF SEMIFINALISTS

SG Avon Lake (QF) 2016SG Vermilion team 2016Two schools that scored over 400 in their last visit will vie for the final semifinal slot.  It promises to be an exciting affair, and unpredictable, as both teams have changed a team member since the previous visit.

Representing Avon Lake are, left to right, Hannah Lipka, team captain Alex Loar, and Sophie Shabab.  Competing for Vermilion High School are Savanna Hitlan, captain Eileen Costello, and Stefan Jonsson.  Both Loar and Jonsson were recipients of the program’s “Standout Scholar” honor on previous shows.  Click above to hear the program, or skip ahead to the “spoiler” by reading a summary of the final results in our official news release.

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16-12 SG Quarterfinal 3- Elyria vs. Elyria Catholic

September 5th, 2016 by admin
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THIS WEEK, TWO BIG ELYRIA SCHOOLS MEET IN A QUARTERFINAL

SG Elyria team 2016SG Elyria Cath team 2016It’s Elyria and Elyria Catholic, both returning after strong first-round victories, two teams aspiring to be semifinalists this year.  Some surprises and an unpredictable finish are in store for listeners.  Elyria is represented by, as pictured left to right,  Erica Uszak, team captain Isaiah Krugman, and Dirk PoldermanElyria Catholic’s team consists of, left to right, Jeremy Basinski, team captain Ryan Turner, and Mitchell Carson.  Basinski and Elyria’s Krugman were both winners of the program’s “Standout Scholar” award when they were heard on the program earlier this year.  Listen by clicking above or skip right to the final results from our official news release.

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Dialogues on Education 16-13 Challenges in Student Assessment

September 5th, 2016 by admin
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Assessing Means of Assessment – A Superintendent’s Update

ESCLC-logoMr. Gregory Ring, the Superintendent of the Educational Service Center of Lorain County, returns to our microphones to discuss with Bob Tayek the next step in the quest to find better methods of student assessment. He traces the evolution of student testing, increased local control under the federal ESSA (Every Student Succeeds Act), and problems such as the correlation of student test scores with socio-economic levels.

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16-11 Scholastic Games – QF2 – Firelands vs. Oberlin

September 4th, 2016 by admin
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THE TWO HIGH SCHOOLS IN OBERLIN COMPETE IN COUNTY QUARTERFINALS

SG Firelands team-SG-2016Oberlin team-SG 2016 Oberlin High School and Firelands High School, both in Oberlin, have both advanced to the quarterfinal level, and compete here in what will turn out to be a well matched pair of teams, but only one will emerge as one of this year’s semifinalists.  Oberlin High is represented by, as pictured left to right, Jack DeBouter, team captain Chris Schroth, and Evan Smith.  The Firelands team consists of, left to right, Katie Iwanek, team captain Julia Ohle, and Ryan Martin.  Martin and Oberlin’s DeBouter were both winners of the program’s Standout Scholar Award earlier this year.  Click above to listen to the contest or partake of the spoiler and read about the final results in our official news release.

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Dialogues 16-11 EPLS –The Modern Library

September 4th, 2016 by admin
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THE ELYRIA PUBLIC LIBRARY SYSTEM – THE MODERN LIBRARY

Elyria Public Lib -possibIn the 21st century library, E-books, audio books, and video materials are as important as traditional reading matrials. Spokesperson Jen Harmon of the Elyria Public Library System, the local radio sponsor of the Scholastic Games broadcasts, provides Bob Tayek with another update on how the local library is on the cutting edge of not just technology, but in serving many needs of the community, with special attention given to services for children.

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16-10 Scholastic Games-Firelands (wc) vs. Keystone

August 20th, 2016 by admin
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FIRELANDS RETURNS TO SCHOLASTIC GAMES AS “WILDCARD” FOR SECOND CHANCE AT PLAYOFFS, FACES KEYSTONE

Keystone team-SG-2016Firelands team-SG-2016A runner-up in its first visit to the program this year, the academic team at Oberlin’s Firelands High School achieved “wildcard” status with the highest losing score of the season in a sudden-death playoff with Lake Ridge Academy (final score 270 to 260).  Keystone High, of LaGrange, is in a similar situation, having achieved the lowest winning score of the season (250 points in an earlier contest with Sheffield Brookside).  This time, only the winning school will advance, to enter as the last eligible team for the quarterfinals.

Firelands is represented by, as pictured left to right,  Katie Iwanek, team captain Julia Ohle. and Ryan Martin.  The Keystone team consists of, left to right, Koral Kasnyik, captain Steven Speck, and Ian Schank.  Click above to hear the program, or if you want to kill the suspense, skip to the final results contained in our official news release.

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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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