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.
Pictured above: 2018 Academic Team