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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),  Mondays 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 17-05 Oberlin College – Allen Art Museum

February 27th, 2017 by admin
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OBERLIN’S ART MUSEUM OPENS AFRICAN ART EXHIBIT

OberlinMemArtMus-bldgAllenMemMus-AfriExhib_phembaThe Allen Memorial Art Museum on the campus of Oberlin College has used the occasion of Black History Month to open a new exhibit of African art in its collection.  OberlinMemArtMus-logoIn this interview, Professor Matthew Rarey explains to Bob Tayek the genesis of the new exhibit and how it relates to the college curriculum and the community.

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Dialogues 17-04 Tiffin University’s Law Enforcement Curriculum

February 20th, 2017 by admin
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TiffinHIGHER EDUCATION GEARED TO MODERN LAW ENFORCEMENT CHALLENGES

tiffin crim justTiffin University has specialized courses of study to prepare individuals to deal specifically with issues dealing with homeland security and the threat of terrorism.  In this interview Kelsey Schneider describes to Bob Tayek some of the programs that have grown out of Tiffin’s long established courses in law enforcement and criminal justice.

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17-04 Brookside vs. Clearview

February 20th, 2017 by admin
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ANOTHER CLOSELY MATCHED PAIR OF TEAMS IN BROOKSIDE-CLEARVIEW MATCHUP

Brookside team 2017Clearview team 2017Mostly newcomers to the Scholastic Games this year, you will find it hard to predict the outcome of this contest.  The Brookside High School panel consists of Lucia Morello, Maddie Camp, and team captain Sylvester Rabineau.  Facing them from Clearview High School are Nathaniel Suprun, Aaron Lien and team captain Joshua Ramos.  Click above to listen, or skip ahead to the final result by reading our official news release.

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17-03 Lake Ridge Acad. vs. Oberlin

February 13th, 2017 by admin
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TWO MORE FORMER CHAMPIONSHIP SCHOOLS COMPETE THIS WEEK

Lake Ridge Acad team 2017 Oberlin team 2017 aIt’s a new year, and mostly new team members, so it is hard to predict the outcome of this contest between a top private school and one of the top public schools in Lorain county.  Competing for Lake Ridge Academy in North Ridgeville are, as pictured left to right, Lily Kuntz, Joshua Lacoste, and Katelynn Mihu.  The academic team from Oberlin High School is represented by, left to right, Rex Young and Austin Buga.  Click above to hear the program (you may want to select a separate window) or click on our official news release, which of course, will give away the ending!

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Dialogues 17-03 Solar Power at Lake Ridge Academy

February 13th, 2017 by admin
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STUDENT INITIATIVE CREATES SOLAR ARRAY

LRA-logov1 solar at LRAAndrew Wright is a proud instructor at Lake Ridge Academy because his students spearheaded a significant project bringing solar energy to the campus.  The array of solar panels, quite noticeable from the Ohio Turnpike in North Ridgeville, Ohio, were the result of students taking the initiative and the community coming aboard.  Wright tells the fascinating story to Bob Tayek.

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17-02 Keystone vs. Lorain

February 6th, 2017 by admin
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SCHOOLS FROM OPPOSITE ENDS OF THE COUNTY MEET IN OUR SECOND ACADEMIC MATCHUP

Keystone team 2017Lorain team 2017Lorain High School, the second largest school in Lorain County, competes with Keystone High School from LaGrange, in the southern part of the county.  Keystone’s enrollment is one third of Lorain’s, but the school is highly ranked academically.  Both cities have produced winning teams in our academic championship in past years, Keystone in 2004, and Lorain’s Admiral King High School (now closed) in 1998.  Representing Keystone are, as pictured left to right, Rebecca Ellis, Luke Peters, and Cole Stoots.  The Lorain team consists of, left to right, Janelle Shannon, Cassidy Miller, and Haviland Murray.  Click above to hear the program, or read the final results in our official news release.

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17-02 Dialogues: Nordson Tech Time Program

February 6th, 2017 by admin
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“TECH TIME” ADVANCES FROM STEM TO STEAM

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Kinton

In this update report on Nordson Corporation’s innovative in-school program, the “TECH TIME CHALLENGE,” Jami Kinton of Fusion Marketing Group tells Bob Tayek about how the program’s focus on S.T.E.M. Education (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) has evolved to S.T.E.A.M Education (adding the Arts to the mix)nordson-logo for middle school students in a number of Lorain County schools.  It’s a program she describes as “so much fun” the kids don’t realize how much they’re learning!

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17-01 Season Opener: Elyria vs. Vermilion

January 31st, 2017 by admin
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TWO FORMER CHAMPION SCHOOLS FACE OFF IN FIRST COMPETITION OF 2017

Vermilion team 2017Elyria team 2017 aThe Scholastic Games radio quiz, featuring academic teams from Lorain County high schools, began a new season of weekly programs on WEOL (AM 930) on Monday January 30th with a competition between quiz teams from two former championship-winning high schools, Elyria and Vermilion.

Vermilion’s team consisted of, as pictured left to right, Luke Hoerig, team captain Riley Lowe, and Chase Armstrong.  Elyria was represented by, left to right, Michael Pandy, team captain Erica Uszak, and Garrett Worden.  Click above to hear the broadcast (note there is a place to open the program in a separate window, allowing you to browse the site as you listen), or if you prefer a spoiler, read about the final results in our official news release.

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Dialogues 17-01 Community Foundation Update

January 31st, 2017 by admin
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COMMUNITY FOUNDATION OF LORAIN COUNTY ‘S CEO SAYS PHILANTHROPY IS FOR ALL

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Frederick

Again this year, Bob Tayek begins our season of educational talks by chatting with Brian Frederick, the Chief Executive of the Community Foundation of Lorain County about the many good things the foundation does, and how it does it because of the philanthropic instincts of a lot of ordinary people.  Listen as he explains how the organization fulfills its missiCFLCon of “Connecting people who care to causes that matter.”

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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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