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History of the Manheim Township Quiz Bowl

We’ve loved every minute of our journey

National Finishes

High School National Championship Tournament (HSNCT):

2018:  51st and 207th

2017:  41st

2016: 13th and 192nd

2015:  77th and 77th (tied)

2014:  118th

2013:  73rd and 190th 


National Scholastic Championship (NSC):

2018:  30th and 86th

2016:  57th

2015:  35th and 65th

2014:  73rd and 81st

2013:  41st


National Academic Championship (NAC):

1994:  2nd

1995:  10th

1996:  3rd

1997:  5th

1998:  9th

1999:  24th

2000:  1st

2001:  28th

2002:  25th

2003:  15th

2004:  7th

2005:  19th

2006:  10th

2007:  2nd

2008:  20th

2009:  25th

2010:  5th

2011:  13th (varsity), 2nd (JV)

2012:  13th and 16th (varsity), 9th (JV)

(In 2013, our team started exclusively playing pyramidal quiz bowl.)

2017-2018 Season

Nittany Lion Novice:  2nd, 4th, and 5th

Wilmington Charter Tournament: 1st and 2nd

Centennial:  8th and 19th (Varsity), 1st and 17th (JV)

Johns Hopkins:  4th and 7th (Varsity), 3rd and 6th (JV)

Henderson:  2nd, 11th, 21st, and 23rd

Quaker Fall Open II:  3rd, 4th, and 22nd

Downingtown East:  2nd, 9th, and 19th (Varsity), 2nd (JV)

MBAT:  3rd and 8th

JACK at Georgetown:  8th and 10th

Anne Clouser Memorial Tournament Champions--Lancaster Lebanon League Champions

GVAC:  2nd, 9th, and 17th (Varsity), 2nd (JV)

East Brunswick:  3rd and 15th 

PA State Academic Competition:  4th

HSNCT:  51st and 207th

NSC:  30th and 86th

3 members of the PA NASAT teams

Alumni

Manheim Township Quiz Bowl has been in existence for over 30 years! Over these years, we have lost track of our alumni. Our team is currently creating a database of our graduates. Please use the link to the form below to place your name and information in our database. If you decide to remove certain information OR if your information has changed, simply fill out the form again or email us at [email protected]


Alumni Database Form

Alumni

2014 Graduates

Matthew Allan

State College, PA

Pennsylvania State University, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

played 1 yr. in middle school and 4 yrs. in high school


Bradley Mason

James Madison University, Quantitative Finance

played 1 yr. in high school


2013 Graduates

Devin Drennen

Elizabethtown, PA

Elizabethtown College, Computer Engineering

played 1 yr. in middle school, 4 yrs. in high school


Campbell Fitzhugh

Cleveland, OH

Case Western Reserve University, Civil Engineering & Computer Engineering

played 2 yrs. in middle school, 4 yrs. in high school, and currently playing at Case Western


2012 Graduates

Jonathan Hoh

Philadelphia, PA

University of Pennsylvania, Physics & Philosophy

played 2 yrs. in middle school, 4 yrs. in high school, and currently playing at U. of Penn.


Ben McCartney

Williamsburg, VA

College of William & Mary, English

played 2 yrs. in middle school and 4 yrs. in high school


Matthew Milliron

Lancaster, PA

University of Texas at Austin

played 3 yrs. in high school


Andy Wolfers

Ithaca, NY

Cornell University, Computer Science Engineering

played 2 yrs. in high school


2011 Graduates

Andrew Nadig

Carnegie Mellon University, Biological Science

President, Carnegie Mellon Quiz Bowl

played 2 yrs. in middle school, 4 yrs. in high school, and currently playing at CMU


2010 Graduates

Austin Mertz

Brown University, Economics

Providence, RI

played 1 yr. in middle school and 4 yrs. in high school


2002 Graduates

C. Niall DeMench

Farmer

Kansas

Pennsylvania State University, Agriculture

played 3 yrs. in high school


2001 Graduates

Gretchen Walther

Shippensburg University, Biology/Biotechnology

played 4 yrs. in high school


2000 Graduates

Matt Cushman

University of Delaware, Art Conservation/Chemistry

played 3 yrs. in high school and played in college


Ivan Peterson Daley

Systems Analysis, GE

New York, NY

University of Pennsylvania, Statistics

played 4 yrs. in high school and played in college


1999 Graduates

Tracy Heim

Teacher

Philadelphia, PA

West Chester University, History

played 4 yrs. in high school and played in college


1998 Graduates

Christopher P. Bacon

University of Pennsylvania, Culinary Science

played 4 yrs. in high school


Jeff Hoppes

National Academic Quiz Tournaments

El Cerrito, CA

Princeton University, History

played 4 yrs. in high school and played in college


Serban Nicolaescu

Orthodontist, Smilebuilderz

Lancaster, PA

Case Western Reserve University, Biology & History

played 2 yrs. in high school


Gregory Rutter, II

Morgan Stanley Wealth Management

Lancaster, PA

Cornell University, Political Science/History

played 4 yrs. in high school