The Academic Team competes in fast-paced knowledge tournaments throughout the mid-Atlantic region as well as in local matches against teams in the Chester County league. During competitions, teams answer questions in categories including American and world history, science, literature, current events, geography, fine arts, and more. The top team from Chester County advances to the state championships, held every spring on the floor of the Pennsylvania Senate and broadcast statewide. Phoenixville Area High School will field both JV and varsity teams in this year’s competition and expects to distinguish itself in this prestigious competition.
The Pennsylvania Academic Competition annually awards thousands of dollars in scholarships to championship teams.