Teams vie for room and board scholarships to CMU
Mount Pleasant, Mich. — White Cloud and Boyne City compete Wednesday, June 6 at 7:30 p.m. on WCMU Public Television’s Division Semi-Finals of Quiz Central.
Quiz Central is an educational and entertaining academic quiz show. Teams from 48 Michigan high schools compete in four divisions based on school size.
White Cloud is coached by Tony McHattie and team members include Captain Cameron Karnes, Jennifer Shepherd, Kiranna Franklin and Delton Dowling. Their alternates are Janessa Shepard, Parker Karnes and Brendan Lodden
Boyne City is coached by Nik McLane & Jeanne Heath and team members Captain Madison
Bates, Elizabeth Dickinson, Lorin Burch and Andrew May. Their alternates are Ethan Hewitt, Lauren Viol and Eleri Giem.
Teams compete in elimination rounds as they vie for the championship in their division. The four starters and three alternates of the division championship teams will each receive a two year, $4,000 room and board scholarship from Central Michigan University Residence Life.
The division champions then face off to determine the overall season winner. In addition, four lucky Quiz Central seniors will receive textbook scholarships from the CMU Bookstore.
Now in its 13th season, Quiz Central is locally produced by WCMU Public Television.
Readers who do not get WCMU can view Quiz Central on the PBS website. Here is the link: https://www.pbs.org/show/quiz-central/