WVIA PR – WVIA’s Scholastic Scrimmage Championship Game to feature Lakeland and Berwick area high schools.

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PITTSTON, Pa. – On Monday, May 23, WVIA-TV will air the final match of this year’s Scholastic Scrimmage competition, which will feature Berwick Area High School competing against Lakeland Jr. Sr. High School to determine the 2016 WVIA Scholastic Scrimmage Champion.


The episode will air at 7 p.m. on WVIA-TV.


Scholastic Scrimmage is a quiz show produced by WVIA Public Media showcasing high school students throughout the region.


Produced in partnership with NEIU 19, top students in grades 9-12 from WVIA’s member school districts are challenged in all academic disciplines. Contestants try to answer questions more quickly than members of the opposite team. At the end of the Scholastic Scrimmage season the winning school is awarded $5,000, with second place receiving $3,000 and third place receiving $1,000. The winning team also receives individual contestant medals and a plaque for their high school's trophy case.


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