Academic Challenge News And Events

State Championship of Academics

On March 17, 2023, the Pee Dee Education Center hosted the 9th Annual State Championship of Academics at Francis Marion University. Students from all over the state came down to compete in the tournament. The winners were:

Division One Middle Schools - Lakeside Middle School (Lexington County School District 1 - Midlands)

Division Two Middle Schools - Latta Middle School
(Latta School District 3 - Pee Dee)

Division One High Schools - Rock Hill High School
(York School District 3 - Olde English)

Division Two High Schools - Ninety-Six High Shool (Greenwood School District #52 - Western Piedmont)


Academic Challenge Date 2023-2024

Middle School Tournament 

March 2nd, 2024

High School Tournament

March 16th, 2024

State Championship of Academics

 March 22, 2024 @ Winthrop University

Academic Challenge Documents

Pee Dee Regional Academic Challenge Middle School Rules

Middle School Schedule 23-24

Pee Dee Regional Academic Challenge High School Rules

High School Schedule 23-24

Pee Dee Regional Academic Challenge Tournament

On February 25, 2023 and  March 11, 2023, The Pee Dee Education Center hosted its annual Academic Challenge Tournament with 37 schools from 13 districts taking part in the event.

In Divison One Middle Schools, Williams Middle School defeated Sneed Middle School.

In Division Two Middle Schools, Latta Middle School defeated Manning Junior High School.

In Division One High School, Wilson High School defeated Waccamaw High School.

In Division Two High Schools, Latta High School defeated Mayo High School.

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