Academic bowl for high school students set for Friday

The 24th annual Middle Georgia Invitational Academic Bowl for high school students will be held Friday at Macon State College starting at 9 a.m.

The tournament gives students an opportunity to display their academic skills, which can land college scholarships, according to a Macon State College news release. This year, 21 teams from public and private schools in Middle Georgia are slated to participate.

Students are quizzed on a variety of subjects, including geography, history, literature, mathematics, biology, chemistry, physics, art, music and political science.

The event runs from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, in Macon State’s Arts Complex.

For more information, call John Pattillo at 471-2756 or e-mail