Quaker Valley's Hometown High Q Team was successful in their attempt to qualify for KDKA's Hometown High Q Playoffs by winning their first round matchup which aired on KDKA on March 9. You can watch a replay of the episode on Saturday, March 16 at 11:30 a.m. on KDKA. Hometown High Q is an academic challenge hosted by KDKA morning anchor Rick Dayton.
The Quaker Valley team earned 420 points in defeating Riverside and Lincoln (Ellwood City) High Schools. This is the 6th consecutive year that Quaker Valley has qualified for the Hometown High Q Playoffs! The team is comprised of seniors Martha Pangburn, Ben Falk, and Katherine Blaugrund along with alternates David Lipton, Marquerite Courtney, and Trent Kozar. The team is coached by high school math teacher Matt Welch and assisted by academic specialist Linda Conlon. Quaker Valley will participate in the High Q playoffs this spring. The air date of the playoff episode is not yet known but will be published when the schedule becomes available. Congratulations to the QV Team!