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Academic Team Overview

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Academic Team 

(A.K.A. Quiz Bowl, Academic Bowl, A­-Team) 

Welcome to the​ ​Clinton Middle School Academic Team webpage! 

The A team t shirt graphic

The Academic Team is a place for anyone with a love for learning and a thrill for competing in a highly charged, exciting competition.

The "A-Team"starts practice every year in the Fall, usually early September, and continues practice through Regional competition in March.  The regular season begins in January and will consist of four Mini-Bowls hosted by four different schools. 

Some recent accomplishments include: 

2014 Regional Champions 

2016 Regional Champions 

2016 South Carolina State Champions 

2016 3-­2­-1 National Champions 

2016 Current Events Challenge Runners­-up 

Our overall record in 2016 was ​18-­2​. Our two losses were by ​four points combined, and we outscored our opponents by almost ​two hundred ​points all year. Listed below are the members of the 2016 State Champion team. 

Eighth Grade 

Patrick Nelson, Delonte Simpson, Grace Johnson, Aubrie Hartley 

Seventh Grade 

Maren Vondergeest, Leah Meana, Asheton Wilbanks, Mason Gibbs 

Sixth Grade 

Jack Brent, Grin Darden, Jaborie Brown, Gracie Wiggins 


Mrs. Grant, Mrs. Price, Mrs. O’Shields, Dr. O’Shields