North Gwinnett Wins 2020 State Championship
North Gwinnett Middle School won top honors at this year’s PAGE Academic Bowl for Middle Grades State Championship competition. The team captured the title at the event held on Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020, at the Arts and Sciences Auditorium on the campus of Georgia College and State University (GC&SU) in Milledgeville, GA. North Gwinnett Middle School is a part of the Gwinnett County Public Schools system.
During the morning session of the event, 24 semi-finalist teams from across the state competed in a round-robin competition. Eight teams emerged as finalists and competed against each other in the afternoon single-elimination competition session. The state championship team members are Ipsita Bhattacharya, Jack Hunsaker, Nagayuvan Ayyachamy, Srishti Sood and Thomas Jenkins. Scott Johnson, Scott Kim and Kelly Lorenz coach the team.
All eight teams competing in the final rounds earned medals and awards. Other award-winning teams . . . Read more
See the list of winners on the Region and State Winners page.
Volunteer for State Competition
Are you interested in volunteering for the PAGE Academic Bowl for Middle Grades? We need volunteers to serve as Readers, Judges and Timekeepers at our State Championship competition in Milledgeville. If you are interested, please visit the Volunteer page for more information and to Volunteer Now!
(Don’t forget to watch the Training Video below.)
Training Video Available
Created specifically for the PAGE Academic Bowl for Middle Grades volunteers, thisshould teach you the ins and outs of what to do about the situations that can (and do) arise during a competition. This video will also be helpful for new coaches, parents and students who want to hone their knowledge of the PAGE Academic Bowl rules. (The most current rules can be found in the Volunteer Manual.)
The video is approximately 26 minutes in length.
Please also download the accompanying “Volunteer Manual” (updated 11/2/18) and follow along starting at the “Toss-ups” section. The video was created in 2010 and contains some outdated information. Rules in the manual are updated and correct. Always refer to the manual for the most current version of the rules.
Inclement Weather Policy
Competition will be postponed if bad weather forces the cancellation of classes at the host location or if a majority of participating schools have classes cancelled the day before the event. Competition will be rescheduled for the following weekend unless there are extenuating circumstances. Every effort will be made to notify all participating head coaches via email if postponement is necessary, and in all instances notification will be posted on this page of the website.