Posted: Friday, August 17, 2018
Eastside High Wins National Academic Tournament
The Eastside High Academic Team was recently named the best team in the nation at the 2018 National Senior Beta Club Convention. Eastside’s team represented South Carolina and Eastside well by prevailing against teams from Illinois and Missouri in the championship rounds. They aced the tournament in the final round when they defeated the opposing team by 100 points.
The Eastside Academic team qualified to compete at Nationals in February after winning the SC Quiz Bowl Tournament Championship at the Beta Club State Convention. Team members are Robbie Pokora (Captain), Tai Zheng, Caroline Patterson, and Jackson Ashley. Timothy Nguyen served as Alternate. The team is coached by Mr. Ray Steadman.
This victory represents the first national win for the EHS Academic Team.