ANNOUNCEMENT: PA NASAT Team Selections

On behalf of the Pennsylvania NASAT committe, we are happy to announce our selections for this year’s National All-Star Scholastic Tournament, to be held this June 18th-19th at the University of Kentucky. NASAT pits teams consisting of the best players from each state against each other in a head to head setting. The event uses difficult collegiate questions and many of its players have gone on to outstanding careers in collegiate and higher level quizbowl. This is the only all star tournament to highlight teams on a state-by-state basis.

After a rigorous application and tryout process, the NASAT committee debated and selected the following 5 players for PA’s NASAT team. Without further ado, our selections for Pennsylvania’s NASAT team are as follows:

Jack Chaillet, Winchester Thurston School

Jake Deerin, Manheim Township High School

Gianni Manginelli, Pennsylvania Leadership Charter School

Brandon Roe, Lancaster Mennonite School

Alex Schmidt, Lehigh Valley Academy

Our First Alternate is:

Jaya Alagar, Alagar Homeschool

We congratulate all these excellent quizbowlers for their fantastic specialist knowledge at extremely tough college level questions during tryouts and commend the hard work put in both by the students and their coaches, teachers and mentors. We look forward to cheering on team PA in Lexington, KY this June!

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