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Thu November 7, 2013

Herrin, Marissa High School Students on WSIU's Scholastic Hi-Q

Herrin High School students compete against Marissa High School students on Scholastic Hi-Q.
Herrin High School students compete against Marissa High School students on Scholastic Hi-Q.
Credit Pearl Franz

Top students from Herrin High School will compete against Marissa 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 half-hour episode will air on WSIU-TV 8/WUSI-TV 16, the public television stations of Southern Illinois University Carbondale (SIUC), on Sunday, November 10 at 5pm, with a repeat on Sunday, November 17 at 9:30am.

Produced and hosted by SIUC 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.