Oakland City- Oakland City University will host its second annual  Scholastic Contest for Southwest Indiana, Western Kentucky, and Southeastern Illinois high school honor students. Dr. Sarah Wilson, the Director of the Honors Program and an Associate Professor of Chemistry  at Oakland City University, is coordinating the annual contest.  

Schools and homeschool asssociations are welcome to register up to three students free of charge in each of the 12 subject tests. The exam subjects include Algebra, American Government, American  History, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Economics, English Grammar, Literature, Psychology,  Western Civilization, and World Geography. 

In February 2022, 92 students from seven area high schools competed in the inaugural competition. Indiana's Loogootee Lions earned the 2022 championship trophy, with the Jasper Wildcats placing  second and the Hornets from Hancock County, Kentucky, finishing third.  

Academic coaches should RSVP to Dr. Wilson by November 18, 2022, at [email protected] or by calling 812-749-1484. The second annual Scholastic Contest will be held Wednesday, February 8, 2023, starting  at 8:00 AM on the grounds of Oakland City University.