Salem High Meets Stevens High

Granite State Challenge Round One

(DURHAM, May 20, 2021) – Tune in to NHPBS Saturday, May 22 at 6:00 pm as Salem High School meets Stevens High on Granite State Challenge.

Playing for the Salem High Blue Devils are Captain Valerie McDonnell, Donovan Homsey, John Medeiros, Bianca Pichardo and alternates Kendall Snyder and Ava Moniz. The team is coached by Bernie Campbell. Salem High is located in Rockingham County and enrolls around 1,146 students.

Playing for the Cardinals Stevens High are Captain Prescott Herzog, Gabby Savo, Libby Abbott, and Julia Tursky. The team is coached by Gary Cullison. Stevens High is located in Claremont, NH in Sullivan County. It has an enrollment of 546 students.

The winner of the match will move on to the quarterfinals where they will face the Bow High Falcons on Saturday, June 5 @ 6:30 pm on NHPBS.

*Granite State Challenge games were pre-recorded in March.

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.

You can follow your favorite team, test your own knowledge with GRANITE STATE CHALLENGE online quizzes, and more at the GRANITE STATE CHALLENGE web page or try your hands at daily brainteasers on the GRANITE STATE CHALLENGE Facebook page.

GRANITE STATE CHALLENGE is funded by lead sponsor Unitil; with additional funding from NEA New Hampshire, Safety Insurance, New Hampshire Lottery, D.F. Richard, Cognia, and HRCU.

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