Cumberland, Mt. Vernon Students Face Off on Round 2 of Scholastic Hi-Q

Feb 19, 2013

Cumberland High School students compete against Mt. Vernon Township High School students on Scholastic Hi-Q.
Credit Christina Clayton

Top students from Cumberland High School will take on Mt. Vernon 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 second 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, February 24 at 5:30pm, with a repeat on Sunday, March 24 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.