The Academy for Science and Design Meets Nashua High South

Granite State Challenge - Round One

Tune in to Granite State Challenge Saturday, March 16 at 6:00 pm on NHPBS as the Academy for Science and Design out of Nashua meets Nashua High South in Round One of GRANITE STATE CHALLENGE.

Playing for the Academy for Science and Design are sophomore Ella Blanchard, senior Olivia Bennett, senior Nicholas Federico, captain junior Jonah Rivers  and alternates Mark Colley and Lindsey Koczalka. The team is coached by Douglass A Belley.

Nahsua High South is represented by captain senior Ankita Devasia, senior Ben Telerski, junior George Eid, and junior Njeri Kiritu. The alternates are senior Hailey Sweeney and freshman Sri Korandla. The team is coached by Greg Montine.

The winner of this Round One game will face the winner of the next Round One match between Merrimack High and Portsmouth High airing on Saturday, March 23 @ 6 pm on NHPBS. 

Here's a practice question to get you in the mood for the match-up. This couple from two houses in Fair Verona were not lucky in love.

Granite State Challenge features New Hampshire's top high school academic quiz teams as they demonstrate remarkable teamwork, quick thinking and smarts to beat the clock and buzz in first on this iconic New Hampshire game show. The game emphasizes quick recall of math, science, social studies, language arts, and fine arts facts—along with questions about current events, entertainment, sports and New Hampshire.

Granite State Challenge is funded by lead sponsor Unitil; with additional funding from NEA New Hampshire, Heinemann Publishing, New Hampshire Lottery, D.F. Richard Energy, HRCU,  Measured Progress, The NHHEAF Network Organization, Safety Insurance  and Super Sunday partner, Manchester Community College.

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