AISD is proud to announce that Kealing Middle School placed first in the nation at the Knowledge Master Open Fall Middle School Competition. The academic meet challenged students with 200 rigorous questions, basing participants’ scores on both accuracy and speed of answers.
On December 7, a team of 22 students at Kealing Middle School sat down at computers to compete alongside thousands of students across the nation and in several foreign countries. The Kealing team, who answered 196 out of 200 questions correct, was awarded a score the top score of 1769 of 2000 possible points. As a result, Kealing placed first overall in both the state of Texas and in the national middle school division.
Congratulations to the Kealing’s Knowledge Master Open team: Ethan Russo, Anish Katta, Raavi Asdar, Amir Downing, Varun Sudunagunta, Avani Sastry, Michael Zou, Michael Xu, Junha Choi, Zoe Wills, Margeaux Brown, Jonah Shaukat, John Dicarlo, Pia Deshpande, Elena Shropshire, Katherine Jones, Mikayla Colletti, Corin Wagen, Ujwal Punyamurtula, Michael Martinez, Jonathan Sadun and Billy Thompson.
About Knowledge Master Open
Designed to stimulate enthusiasm for learning and recognition for academic accomplishments, the contest runs on classroom computers which allows students the opportunity to compete in a large academic event without the expense of traveling to a central site. Results of the contest are tabulated into overall, state, and an enrollment size ranking by Academic Hallmarks, a Colorado publishing firm that hosts the event.