Pictured, left to right, are the members of Madison Central’s Academic Competition team following their championship victory over Jackson Prep: Will Kalahar, Cameron Fowler, Sreya Maddali, Gene Crunk, Kristy Ainsworth (coach), Amy Lin, and Drew Dunn.
Pictured, left to right, are the members of Madison Central’s Academic Competition team following their championship victory over Jackson Prep: Will Kalahar, Cameron Fowler, Sreya Maddali, Gene Crunk, Kristy Ainsworth (coach), Amy Lin, and Drew Dunn.

Madison Central High School’s Academic Competition team won first place in Mississippi College’s 35th Annual Academic Competition last month.

The Mississippi College Academic Competition matches high school academic teams in a quiz-like competition.

Madison Central defeated Park Place Christian Academy in the first round, Taylorsville High School in the second round, Union High School in the quarterfinals, Jackson Academy in the semifinals, and then Jackson Prep in the championship match by a score of 470-335.

Pictured, left to right, are the members of Madison Central’s Academic Competition team following their championship victory over Jackson Prep: Will Kalahar, Cameron Fowler, Sreya Maddali, Gene Crunk, Kristy Ainsworth (coach), Amy Lin, and Drew Dunn.