HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) - More than 1,300 high schools students are descending on Marshall University for an academic competition.
Students from West Virginia, Ohio and Kentucky are set to participate in Saturday's 35th annual SCORES academic festival. SCORES is an acronym for Search Committee on Recognizing Excellent Students.
This year, 115 contests are being offered in a wide range of academic fields. Students will participate in a variety of tests, contests and performances, which will be evaluated by Marshall faculty and staff. Scholarships will be given to the top seven students in the competition. Other individual winners will receive medals, and the top schools will be awarded trophies.