Top School Duel Teams Go Head-to-Head in 10th Season Championship Final
May 28, 2020
Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) BECON-TV announces its 10th season School Duel Final Championship match between West Broward High School and Park Vista High School, of Palm Beach County, presented by Chick-fil-A and BrightStar Credit Union. The championship game airs tonight, Thursday, May 28 at 8 p.m. on BECON-TV.
School Duel is an exciting academic quiz show, designed to reward and highlight intellectual student talent in South Florida's high schools, and serve as a positive educational tool for students and teachers.
The 19-show series features four-person teams competing in a single elimination tournament to determine the show’s champion. To participate, 67 high schools in the area competed in an online test, and the top 20 schools made it to the televised rounds. 10 BCPS schools, five schools from Miami-Dade County Public Schools and five from the School District of Palm Beach County participated in this year’s televised competition.
The 10 BCPS high schools that made it to the televised rounds were Cooper City High School, Coral Springs High School, Deerfield Beach High School, Everglades High School, Fort Lauderdale High School, Nova High School, Plantation High School, Pompano Beach High School, Sheridan Technical High School and West Broward High School. Congratulations to all the BCPS participants and coaches.
The winning and runner-up teams will each receive prizes from sponsors, including a $1,000 check for each student on the winning team, courtesy of BrightStar Credit Union and Chick-Fil-A South Florida; a $200 check for each student runner-up, courtesy of Publix Supermarkets; and a championship trophy from EDCO Awards and Specialties. The winning school also receives a School Duel Championship trophy.
The championship episode will be rebroadcasted at 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 30 and Sunday, May 31.
BECON-TV reaches homes throughout Broward, Miami-Dade and Palm Beach counties via Xfinity/Comcast Cable HD (channel 488 or 19), DISH Network, DIRECTV and AT&TU-Verse (channel 63).
For more information on School Duel, visit schoolduel.tv/.
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Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) is the sixth largest school district in the nation and the second largest in the state of Florida. BCPS is Florida’s first fully accredited school system since 1962. BCPS has nearly 270,000 students and approximately 175,000 adult students in 241 schools, centers and technical colleges, and 89 charter schools. BCPS serves a diverse student population, with students representing 204 different countries and 191 different languages. To connect with BCPS, visit browardschools.com, follow us on Twitter @browardschools, on Facebook at facebook.com/browardschools.com and download the free BCPS mobile app.