Carbondale, O'Fallon Students Compete in Semifinal Round of WSIU Quiz Show

May 7, 2013

Carbondale Community High School students compete against O'Fallon Township High School students on Scholastic Hi-Q.
Credit Robby Ballard

Top students from Carbondale Community High School will take on O'Fallon Township High School in a battle of the brains on the next episode of Scholastic Hi-Q, WSIU Public Television's quiz show featuring regional high school scholar bowl teams.

The semifinal round of the half-hour series will air on WSIU-TV 8 and WUSI-TV 16, the public television stations of Southern Illinois University (SIU), on Sunday, May 12 at 5:30pm, with a repeat on Sunday, May 19 at 9:30am.

Following the on-air broadcast, viewers can watch the program online anytime at

Produced and hosted by SIU students, Scholastic Hi-Q is a competitive game show series featuring scholar bowl teams from over 30 area high schools. Team members answer questions from a variety of disciplines, including art, geography, history, literature, math, music and science. The winning school of each game advances to subsequent rounds until they are either eliminated by another team or advance to the championship match.