Purdue Northwest will host its 11th annual Senior Academic Super Bowl Invitational for nine Porter County high schools on Wednesday, March 6th on the Westville campus. The event is free and open to the public.
The competition will be in the Great Hall at the James B. Dworkin Student Activities Center. Students from nine public Porter County High Schools will compete in the senior-division event. Participating schools are: Boone Grove High School, Chesterton High School, Hebron High School, Kouts High School, Morgan Twp. High School, Portage High School, Valparaiso High School, Washington Twp. High School, and Wheeler High School.
The competition theme is “The Fertile Crescent.” Students will compete in six subject areas – science, English, fine arts, social studies, math and interdisciplinary.
Academic Super Bowl competition in Indiana is part of the Indiana Association of School Principals, Department of Student Programs. It is a unique inter-scholastic academic competition program which allows Indiana’s senior high, junior, middle and elementary school students an opportunity to compete in academics similar to the way they compete in athletics.
The objectives of academic competitions encourage academic achievement by offering the participants recognition and reward. By honoring intellectual achievement, academic competition celebrates scholarship. The competition begins at 4:30 p.m.