Lakeside High School Wins on Academic Challenge

Academic Challenge

Pictured: Lakeside High School Seniors Logan Kucera, Christian Koski, Ben Luoma, and Mike Hamilton. Advisor Ed Gallatin

Lakeside High School competed on Academic Challenge on WEWS Channel 5 in an episode that aired on Saturday February 1, 2020. Lakeside came out victorious against Medina Buckeye and Coventry. The Lakeside team consisted of Seniors Logan Kucera, Christian Koski, and Ben Luoma. Mike Hamilton was the alternate and Ed Gallatin the advisor.

The final score was Ashtabula Lakeside 455, Medina Buckeye 445, and Akron Coventry 270. The 455 point total puts Lakeside in the top 5 so far this season.

The episode was filmed on October 2nd in Cleveland at the WEWS studios. It was originally scheduled to air on January 25th, but was preempted by the Impeachment hearings.

Lakeside’s Quiz Bowl team finished second in the county this year. Lakeside’s JV team was undefeated with an 8-0 record.