Thomas Stone’s It’s Academic Regional Match Airing Nov. 8th

October 29, 2014

Thomas Stone High SchoolThomas Stone High School’s It’s Academic team competed in a regional match against Einstein and Loudon County high schools that will air on Saturday, Nov. 8 on WRC TV (NBC 4).

The three-member team consists of seniors Rainey Southworth, who is the team captain, and Matthew Trusnovic, and junior Lee Powell. Team coaches are Nancy Jeffrey, a foreign language teacher at Stone, and Sara Thompson, who teaches English at Stone. The team won second place in the Charles County competition in December 2013, which earned them a chance to compete in a televised match this school year.

It’s Academic is sponsored by Giant Food and Morgan State University. The program has been televised for the past 54 years. Visit http://www.itsacademicquizshow.com/ for more information.

Charles County Public Schools provides 26,500 students in grades prekindergarten through 12 with an academically challenging education. Located in Southern Maryland, Charles County Public Schools has 36 schools that offer a technologically advanced, progressive and high quality education that builds character, equips for leadership and prepares students for life, careers and higher education.

The Charles County public school system does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age or disability in its programs, activities or employment practices. For inquiries, please contact Dr. Patricia Vaira, Title IX/ADA/Section 504 Coordinator (students) or Pamela K. Murphy, Title IX/ADA/Section 504 coordinator (employees/ adults), at Charles County Public Schools, Jesse L. Starkey Administration Building, P.O. Box 2770, La Plata, MD 20646; 301-932-6610/301-870-3814. For special accommodations call 301-934-7230 or TDD 1-800-735-2258 two weeks prior to the event.