ConVal Regional High Meets Nashua High South

Granite State Challenge - Round One

(DURHAM, March 11, 2024) - ConVal Regional High meets Nashua High South on Thursday, March 14, 2024, at 7:30 pm on NHPBS.

Playing for ConVal Regional High are team captain and senior Laura Phillips, seniors Charlie Savage and Frank LeBlanc, and sophomore Lukas Baker. The team alternates are seniors Aidan McClusky and Colin Pellettieri. The coaches for the team are social studies teachers Chris Heider and Eric Bowman. ConVal Regional High is located in Peterborough and enrolls around 734 students from Antrim, Bennington, Dublin, Francestown, Greenfield, Hancock, Peterborough, Sharon, and Temple.

Playing for Nashua High South is the team captain and senior Curtis Newton along with seniors Deetya Nagri and Narayan Sajeev, and junior Calvin Song. The team alternates are sophomores Henry Long and Eric Picanco. Nashua High South is coached by social studies teacher Lex Duval and English teacher Kelli Thornhill-Telerski. Nashua High South enrolls around 1,790 students.

The winner of the game will move on to the quarterfinals where they will meet Plymouth Regional High in a game airing on Thursday, April 18 at 7:30 pm on NHPBS.

Hopkinton High meets Salem High in the next Round One game, airing Thursday, March 21 at 7:30 pm on NHPBS.

Hosted by Bow High School teacher and former Granite State Challenge coach (Bedford High), contestant (Belmont High), and Granite State Challenge crew member, Jon Cannon, Granite State Challenge features some of New Hampshire's brightest high school students 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 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 InsuranceD.F. Richard Energy, and HRCU.

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