The annual Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) It’s Academic tournament will air at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 2. Teams from the seven high schools will compete in rounds and answer questions in a quiz-style format. Topics range from history, literature, science, math and mythology to sports and current events.
This year’s event takes place in a virtual format. The first-place team from the event goes on to compete against Centreville and Fairfax high schools in a match set to air Feb. 27 on NBC4.
The following teams are set to compete Dec. 2.
La Plata High School – Captain Samantha Yorio, senior; William Alcorn, freshman; and Eric Valentine, junior.
Henry E. Lackey High School – Captain Brynna Bode, senior; Gabriel Revelle, sophomore; and Julian Revelle, senior.
Maurice J. McDonough High School – Captain Samuel Chernoff, junior; Daniel Mears, junior; and Rebecca White, junior.
North Point High School – Captain James “Jimmy” Olmsted, sophomore; Kelsey Njembu, junior; and Yusra Umer, junior.
St. Charles High School – Captain Rylee Josephs, senior; Andrea Kornegay, junior; and Bria McCallam, junior.
Thomas Stone High School – Captain Eryn Huber, junior; Faith Meadows, junior; and Johnathan “Bryce” Powell, senior.
Westlake High School – Captain Skyler Adams, senior; Deidre Gilliard, junior; and Elijah Watkins, junior.
The CCPS YouTube channel is accessible at https://www.youtube.com/c/ccpsmd/videos. The Dec. 2 event also airs at 7 p.m. on Comcast Channel 96 and Verizon Fios Channel 12.