Illinois Scholastic Bowl News

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IHSSBCA members receive access to register for Novice, Kickoff, and Turnabout tournaments, and receive newsletters and access to the IHSSBCA Coaches Handbook. Visit the membership page for more information.

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Team Illinois defended their title at the National All-Star Academic Tournament, taking first in the nation among all-star teams for the second year in a row!

Congratulations to national champions and competitors from Illnois!

NHBB Varsity Bee Champion Jakob Myers, Naperville North
SSNCT Fourth Place Macomb
SSNCT Fifth Place Southwestern (Piasa)
MSNCT National Champions Aptakisic (Buffalo Grove)
HSNCT Third Place Naperville North
USABB Second Place Aptakisic (Buffalo Grove)
USABB Third Place Daniel Wright (Lincolnshire)
NSC Third Place Barrington
NSC Sixth Place IMSA (Aurora)
NASAT Champions Team Illinois

For a full listing of Illinois teams at national tournaments, visit the high school and middle school tournament central pages.

Congratulations to the 2017 Illinois State Champions!

NAQT Illinois State Champions: Stevenson (Lincolnshire) A
NAQT Small-School State Champions: Southwestern (Piasa) A
Masonic Class 1A State Champions: Riverdale (Port Byron)
Masonic Class 2A State Champions: Latin (Chicago)
Masonic Class 3A State Champions: Stevenson (Lincolnshire)
IHSA Class A State Champions: Timothy Christian (Elmhurst)
IHSA Class AA State Champions: IMSA (Aurora)
IESA Class A State Champions: Metcalf (Normal)
IESA Class AA State Champions: Barrington Station

Congratulations to 2017 Hall of Fame inductees David Adkins (Springfield), Anna Morris (Herrin), and John Rathbun (Peoria Woodruff), and to 2017 Rob Grierson Friend of Scholastic Bowl award recipient Tom Egan!
Congratulations to this year’s All-State teams!

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The June issue of Scholastic Visions features photos of the April awards banquet, recaps of all four state championship tournaments, the newly-designed June members poll, and more! This issue can be downloaded from the Scholastic Visions archives page. To receive access to this and future issues of Scholastic Visions, become an IHSSBCA member.