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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 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 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,ESC-logo and supported by grants from the Nordson Corporation Foundation, education funds managed by the Community Foundation of Lorain County, and the Nord Family 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.

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15-09 Dialogues-United Way Middle School Program

July 17th, 2015 by admin
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A UNITED WAY PROGRAM AIDS MIDDLE SCHOOLERS IN LORAIN COUNTY

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HARPER

United Way of GtrLorCty-logoThe middle school years are a challenging time of life in a number of ways and in Lorain County, a United Way program has been developed in cooperation with many area schools that addresses a number of the concerns of young teens.  In this interview, Bob Tayek speaks with Bill Harper, the  Executive Director of the United Way of Greater Lorain County, about how this program came about and what it does.

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15-10 Dialogues-Oberlin Coll. -Cooper Center-Language Skills

July 17th, 2015 by admin
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INNOVATION IN LEARNING FOREIGN LANGUAGES AT OBERLIN COLLEGE

SAWHILL

Barbara Sawhill, Director of the Cooper International Learning Center at Oberlin College, tells Bob Tayek about the successes of its Language Learning Center, which she proudly describes as “not a quiet lab.”  Oberlin LogoThe importance of learning foreign languages is discussed along with the center’s outreach, serving the community as large as well as the college campus.

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15-13 QF4 Oberlin vs. Olmsted Falls

July 13th, 2015 by admin
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THE FOURTH QUARTERFINAL  TO COMPLETE THE LIST OF SEMIFINALISTS PITS OBERLIN HIGH SCHOOL AGAINST OLMSTED FALLS

SG-Olmsted Falls team-2015SG-Oberlin Team-2015The defending champion school, Olmsted Falls High School faces another hurdle in its quest for a fifth consecutive championship in this, the last of the quarterfinals.   The school is again represented by, as pictured left to right, Zach Buchta, Xavier Rivera, and Alec Sims.  Clearly the underdogs this time, Oberlin High’s academic team is, left to right, Jack DeBouter, Cherokee Toole, and Chris Schroth.

Underdogs, yes, but as has been experienced on this program many times, anything can happen!  Click above to hear the program.  Usual spoiler alert:  Read on, and the final outcome of the program will instantly be revealed in our official news release. [Read more →]

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15-12 QF3 Elyria vs. Firelands

July 1st, 2015 by admin
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 THIS WEEK’S PROGRAM WILL SEND ELYRIA OR FIRELANDS TO THE SEMIFINALS

SG-Elyria team-2015 SG-Firelands team-2015An impressive wildcard victory for the Elyria High School team following its loss to defending champions from Olmsted Falls brings it to the quarterfinals and the challenge of a strong team from Firelands High.  A win here could eventually lead to a rematch with Olmsted Falls for the championship, but both teams have hurdles to overcome on the way.  The returning Elyria team consists of, left to right, Isaiah Krugman, Kurt Worden and Erica Uszak.  Firelands hopes to stop Elyria in its quest for the semifinal level with its team, pictured left to right, Ryan Martin, Julia Ohle and Katie Iwanek.   Click above to hear this exciting contest, or read on for the final results from our official website.  (This is a spoiler alert! You’ll know instantly who won) [Read more →]

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15-11 QF2-Avon High vs. Elyria Catholic

June 23rd, 2015 by admin
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AVON FACES ELYRIA CATHOLIC IN SECOND QUARTERFINAL

SG-Avon HS QF team SG-Elyria Catholic Team-2015The high school in Avon, one of Ohio’s fastest-growing districts faces Lorain county’s largest parochial school in this contest to determine this year’s second semifinalist team.   Representing Avon, as pictured left to right, are Nick Coffey, Pete Stamatis, and Ryan McRowe.   On the Elyria Catholic team are, left to right, Mitchell Carson, Nick Wryst, and Jeremy Basinski.  Click above to hear the match; read on to learn its final results from our official news release.  [Read more →]

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15-09 Dialogues-LCCC Diversity Task Force

June 23rd, 2015 by admin
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A COLLEGE PRESIDENT ON PROMOTING DIVERSITY

lccc logoThe president of Lorain County Community College, Dr. Roy

Dr. Church

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Church, discusses the progress made in the initial year of his institution’s Diversity Task Force, speaking of the importance of diversity as a goal in higher education, the challenges that are faced and steps that have been and will be taken to meet those challenges.

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15-08 Dialogues-Elyria Schools Endowment

June 23rd, 2015 by admin
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THE ELYRIA SCHOOLS ENDOWMENT FUND AND HOW IT BENEFITS THE COMMUNITY

Bob Tayek welcomes Jim Vandemark of the Elyria Schools Endowment Fund to delve into the characteristics of school endowment funds, how they are established, and the sorts of things they support.  The stated mission of the fund, created through an initiative of the Community Foundation of Lorain County,  is to provide enrichment opportunities for students above and beyond state mandated programs.

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15-10 Scholastic Games -QF1 Amherst vs Avon

June 21st, 2015 by admin
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FIRST QUARTERFINAL: TWO WINNING TEAMS SQUARE OFF AS THE RACE TO THE CHAMPIONSHIP BEGINS

SG-Amherst Steele team-2015SG-Avon Lake HS team-2015Winning teams are returning for quarterfinal playoffs and first among them are two real contenders.  Amherst Marian L. High School tallied a lopsided win with a winning score of 490 points the first time around.  Avon Lake faced tough competition from Lake Ridge Academy to eke out a 270 to 260 victory.  Their different circumstances make today’s outcome uncertain, but it is sure to be interesting.  Amherst’s schoars are, left to right, Greg Woltman, Chad Johnson, and Jared Hubach.  Representing Avon Lake High School, left to right, are Alex Loar, Zack Brady, and Sophie Shabab.  Click above to hear the program, or continue reading to discover the final result with details of the competition from the official news release. [Read more →]

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16-06 Dialogues on Education-A College Major in Sustainability

June 21st, 2015 by admin
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ACADEMIC EMPHASIS ON SUSTAINABILITY AT BALDWIN WALLACE

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BW Logo     Interdisciplinary cooperation is a central factor of the new Sustainability Major now offered at Baldwin Wallace University.  Dr. David Krueger is the Director of the Institute for Sustainable Business Practices at the university and he describes to Bob Tayek the new course of study that is now offered, the initiatives that led to its creation, and its wide applicability to the world of business and industry.

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15-05 Dialogues on Education-Great Lakes Theater Festival

June 21st, 2015 by admin
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Hansen

Hansen

    THEATER FOR THE SCHOOLS AND COMMUNITY

GLTF Cleveland’s classic theater company, the Great Lakes Theatre Festival, has historically sponsored educational outreach programs into the communities it serves, and this role (no pun intended) is expanding.  David Hansen, Educational Outreach Associate with the Festival, tells Bob Tayek about the organizations interactions with schools and students, with particular emphasis in this interview on a program that tied in with the GLTF spring production this year and activities in Lorain county.

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