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GSSM Academic Team Wins at High Point

November 11, 2018

As the only competitor from South Carolina, the GSSM Academic team came to the High Point Central Open Academic Challenge with high hopes to represent the state. 

Team members competed in a wide variety of knowledge areas including literature, international politics, religion, and astronomy, classical music, psychology, and more. Revew the scoring results here.

After winning 7 of 7 tough matches against 14 competing high schools, the Eagles brought the 1st place trophy home and have qualified for national competition.

Members of the Academic team: James Dockery Jr. from Wallace, Leighton O'Dell from Cheraw, Rajat Sethi from Fort Mill, and Rohit Swain from Orangeburg. The team is coached by Dr. Gary Salazar.

Read coverage of the event here.

Pictured above: 2018 Academic Team

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