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ETHS Team Takes Third Place in Regional Academic Challenge

February 18, 2021  2:00pm CT


A team of Evanston Township High School students took third place in the Academic Challenge regional competition this month and will advance to the sectional competition in March.


The Academic Challenge is a state-wide competition run by Eastern Illinois University. Teams of 14 students compete in biology, chemistry, computer science, English, mathematics, and physics. Each student takes challenging exams in two of the subjects. The top two individual scores in a subject area are used to compute the team score.


ETHS students taking individual honors:


Computer Science:
Alan Wang, 1st place 



Ezra Steinberg 1st place 

Quintin Brown, 3rd place



Ezra Steinberg, 1st place


The ETHS team also included the following students: Zachary Bahar, Ben Barbaro, Asher Baron, Ian Dunbar, Emily Hauser, Zoe Henke, Sofia Hletko, Ava Santos-Volpe, and Braden Weiss.