A team of outstanding students from Oakland Mills High School competed against teams from Broadneck High School and Maryvale Preparatory School on IT'S ACADEMIC, the nation's foremost high school quiz program. The competition was spirited and was won by Oakland Mills High School. The match aired on Saturday, October 24 on WJZ, Channel 13.
The Oakland Mills High School team consisted of Ryan Preston, Michael Eubanks and team captain Morgan Vanderhei with support from faculty coach Casey Retterer. The Oakland Mills team and coach will return Saturday, February 6, 2016 to compete in the playoffs.
IT'S ACADEMIC, which has been recognized by the Guinness Book of Records as “the world’s longest-running television quiz program,” is now celebrating its 54th year on the air. The program is sponsored by Giant Food and Morgan State University. The host of the program is David Zahren.