NORTHWESTERN, PARKDALE STUDENTS WIN 1ST PLACE AT FINAL SCHOLASTIC OLYMPICS

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (May 10, 2019)—Northwestern High School
students won the $500 first-place prize in U.S. History and Jeopardy
Math, while two Parkdale High School seniors claimed top spots in
Speech and Spelling at the 9th and final Scholastic Olympics held
May 4 at the College Park Airport
.
Three Eleanor Roosevelt High School sisters won a total of $900
as they racked up victories in second and third places in four competitions.

“This by far was one of our best competitions yet,” said Charisse
Henry, co-director of Scholastic Olympics. “With new students competing
and a few returning champions, Scholastic Olympics ended its
nine-year run on a high note that underscored the value and importance
of academics. We are so thankful for the support we’ve received.”
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