The Independence High School Academic Challenge team competed on the television show It's Academic this past November. The team competed against Keystone and Norwalk Catholic. The show aired on Saturday, March 4 at 7pm on WEWS Channel 5 and our IHS team won! During the next competition, there was a three way tie for third place between IHS, Revere and St. Vincent St. Mary's. They are having a 20 question tie-breaker on Thursday, March 23 to determine a winner. The winning teanm will advance to the championship taping on April 12 at 6:45 pm. Schools finishing in the top 10 will share $20,000 in grant money with the top three schools sharing $9,500 of that total.
The team members are as follows:
Brian Synek - Captain