NCHS Announces MSG 'The Challenge' Team

Top NCHS students to compete in NYC

This fall will be the exciting new season of The Challenge, which airs on MSG Varsity/Channel 14.

Now in its 15th season, The Challenge is an award-winning, academic quiz show for high schools, featuring the best and brightest local students in the tri-state area. The Challenge tests high school students' knowledge of history, arts and literature, science and math.

On Friday, NCHS announced next year's Challenge Team to compete on Cablevision's MSG network:

Harrison 'Chubby' Besser

'Chilly' Willy Burger

Catherine 'Kit' Clemente

Olivia 'Automatic' Hompe

Gita Abhiraman (junior alternate)

Richard Webb, advisor.

The NCHS Challenge Team is comprised of the best students at NCHS in terms of academic achievement and the ability to work well together as a team.

The New Canaan High School Round One Competition

Date:    FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2012

Competition Time:     12:30 PM

The Challenge is made up of four rounds: Multiple
Choice, Lightning Round, Free Response, and the Complete 180 Round. There are
also randomly placed bonus questions for teams to earn extra points. This
season a new segment called “Get The Picture” is introduced. This new addition
to the Multiple Choice round, gives teams an opportunity to solve a visual

The Challenge airs each week Sunday through Friday
at 6:30 p.m. So tune to MSG Varsity and watch all The Challenge competition
from all the regions.

We hope that you watch and cheer these remarkable
teens on!

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H Stearns June 23, 2012 at 11:16 PM
Good luck Rams!


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