The Lindenwood University History Department will host its third annual Lindenwood Invitational History Bowl the week of November 9, with the finals on Sunday, Nov. 15.
The competition will be held at the J. Scheidegger Center for the Arts and will air at 7 p.m. nightly Nov. 9-14 on Lindenwood’s high-definition channel 989 on Charter Communications, and the finals will be broadcast live at 7 p.m. on November 15. All rounds will stream on the web at www.lindenwood.edu/lutv.
Eight three-person teams from Fort Zumwalt West High School (O’Fallon, Mo.), Webster Groves High School, Fort Zumwalt North High School (O’Fallon), Francis Howell Central High School (St. Charles), Bayless High School (South St. Louis County), New Life Christian School (North St. Louis County), Metro High School (St. Louis), and Orchard Farm High School will compete. The line-up includes the return of the first- and second-place finishers from 2008 (Bayless and Fort Zumwalt West, respectively).
Team members will answer questions on American and world history, political science and geography, compiled by Lindenwood history tutors. History Professor Jeffrey Smith will return as the competitions host and moderator.
All participating students will be offered scholarships to Lindenwood with increasing value for students whose teams advance farther into the competition.
Lindenwood University, founded in 1827, is an independent liberal arts university offering 84 undergraduate degree programs and 37 graduate programs in diverse areas of study ¬in traditional and accelerated formats. Lindenwood operates a residential campus in historic St. Charles, as well as 10 extension sites throughout the St. Louis Metropolitan area.