20for20 for the HSNCT

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20for20 for the HSNCT

Post by Important Bird Area » Thu Jan 11, 2018 4:54 pm

naqt.com wrote:The 2018 High School National Championship Tournament will be the 20th iteration of the HSNCT. To celebrate, each Thursday in the 20 weeks leading up to the tournament, we’ll be publishing one of 20 interviews with NAQT members and founders, tournament staff, players, and other people in the quiz bowl community.
Our interviewees:

Patrick Matthews, a founding member and the first president of NAQT
Jim Puls, statistician
Rob Kremer, coach of Danville High School, Kentucky
Eliza Grames, control room operator
Andy Wehrman, an All-Star at the first HSNCT in 1999
Andrew Sinclair, coach at the American International School of Guangzhou
Jacob Mikanowski, the leading scorer at the 2000 HSNCT
Jonah Greenthal, head editor of the 2018 HSNCT
Eric Xu, HSNCT liveblogger and All-Star at the 2013 through 2015 HSNCTs
Nathan Murphy, Logistics Director for the 2013 through 2018 HSNCTs
Sam Blizzard, All-Star at the 2011 through 2015 HSNCTs and leading scorer in 2013, 2014, and 2015
Emily Pike, NAQT Vice President of Operations
Jakob Myers, leading scorer at the 2017 HSNCT
David Reinstein, power-matching innovator
Joel Gluskin, NAQT Vice President of Logistics
Dwight Kidder, inventor of NAQT podcasts and consolation matches
Erik Nelson, question writer, ACRONYM manager, and founder of the Bounceback Foundation
Gail Sutton, head buzzer wrangler at countless national championships
Chad and Shelly Kubicek, NAQT Chief Financial Officer and Information Desk lead

20for20
Jeff Hoppes
President, Northern California Quiz Bowl Alliance
former HSQB Chief Admin (2012-13)
VP for Communication and history subject editor, NAQT
Editor emeritus, ACF

"I wish to make some kind of joke about Jeff's love of birds, but I always fear he'll turn them on me Hitchcock-style." -Fred

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Re: 20for20 for the HSNCT

Post by Important Bird Area » Thu Jan 25, 2018 1:27 pm

This week's 20for20: Rob Kremer, coach at Danville (Kentucky) High School
Jeff Hoppes
President, Northern California Quiz Bowl Alliance
former HSQB Chief Admin (2012-13)
VP for Communication and history subject editor, NAQT
Editor emeritus, ACF

"I wish to make some kind of joke about Jeff's love of birds, but I always fear he'll turn them on me Hitchcock-style." -Fred

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Re: 20for20 for the HSNCT

Post by Important Bird Area » Thu Feb 01, 2018 11:55 pm

Eliza Grames, control room operator
Jeff Hoppes
President, Northern California Quiz Bowl Alliance
former HSQB Chief Admin (2012-13)
VP for Communication and history subject editor, NAQT
Editor emeritus, ACF

"I wish to make some kind of joke about Jeff's love of birds, but I always fear he'll turn them on me Hitchcock-style." -Fred

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Re: 20for20 for the HSNCT

Post by Important Bird Area » Thu Feb 08, 2018 12:47 pm

Andy Wehrman was an All-Star and the #3 scorer at the first HSNCT in 1999
Jeff Hoppes
President, Northern California Quiz Bowl Alliance
former HSQB Chief Admin (2012-13)
VP for Communication and history subject editor, NAQT
Editor emeritus, ACF

"I wish to make some kind of joke about Jeff's love of birds, but I always fear he'll turn them on me Hitchcock-style." -Fred

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Re: 20for20 for the HSNCT

Post by Important Bird Area » Fri Feb 16, 2018 12:27 am

Andrew Sinclair, coach at the American International School of Guangzhou
Jeff Hoppes
President, Northern California Quiz Bowl Alliance
former HSQB Chief Admin (2012-13)
VP for Communication and history subject editor, NAQT
Editor emeritus, ACF

"I wish to make some kind of joke about Jeff's love of birds, but I always fear he'll turn them on me Hitchcock-style." -Fred

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Re: 20for20 for the HSNCT

Post by Important Bird Area » Thu Feb 22, 2018 12:54 pm

Jacob Mikanowski, the leading scorer at the 2000 HSNCT
Jeff Hoppes
President, Northern California Quiz Bowl Alliance
former HSQB Chief Admin (2012-13)
VP for Communication and history subject editor, NAQT
Editor emeritus, ACF

"I wish to make some kind of joke about Jeff's love of birds, but I always fear he'll turn them on me Hitchcock-style." -Fred

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Re: 20for20 for the HSNCT

Post by Important Bird Area » Thu Mar 01, 2018 2:45 pm

Jonah Greenthal, head editor of the 2018 HSNCT
Jeff Hoppes
President, Northern California Quiz Bowl Alliance
former HSQB Chief Admin (2012-13)
VP for Communication and history subject editor, NAQT
Editor emeritus, ACF

"I wish to make some kind of joke about Jeff's love of birds, but I always fear he'll turn them on me Hitchcock-style." -Fred

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Re: 20for20 for the HSNCT

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Eric Xu, HSNCT liveblogger and All-Star at the 2013 through 2015 HSNCTs
Jeff Hoppes
President, Northern California Quiz Bowl Alliance
former HSQB Chief Admin (2012-13)
VP for Communication and history subject editor, NAQT
Editor emeritus, ACF

"I wish to make some kind of joke about Jeff's love of birds, but I always fear he'll turn them on me Hitchcock-style." -Fred

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Re: 20for20 for the HSNCT

Post by Important Bird Area » Thu Mar 15, 2018 12:20 pm

Nathan Murphy, logistics director for the 2013 through 2018 HSNCTs
Jeff Hoppes
President, Northern California Quiz Bowl Alliance
former HSQB Chief Admin (2012-13)
VP for Communication and history subject editor, NAQT
Editor emeritus, ACF

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Re: 20for20 for the HSNCT

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Sam Blizzard, All-Star at the 2011 through 2015 HSNCTs and leading scorer in 2013, 2014, and 2015
Jeff Hoppes
President, Northern California Quiz Bowl Alliance
former HSQB Chief Admin (2012-13)
VP for Communication and history subject editor, NAQT
Editor emeritus, ACF

"I wish to make some kind of joke about Jeff's love of birds, but I always fear he'll turn them on me Hitchcock-style." -Fred

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Re: 20for20 for the HSNCT

Post by Important Bird Area » Thu Apr 05, 2018 11:56 am

Jakob Myers, leading scorer at the 2017 HSNCT
Jeff Hoppes
President, Northern California Quiz Bowl Alliance
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VP for Communication and history subject editor, NAQT
Editor emeritus, ACF

"I wish to make some kind of joke about Jeff's love of birds, but I always fear he'll turn them on me Hitchcock-style." -Fred

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Re: 20for20 for the HSNCT

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David Reinstein, power-matching innovator
Jeff Hoppes
President, Northern California Quiz Bowl Alliance
former HSQB Chief Admin (2012-13)
VP for Communication and history subject editor, NAQT
Editor emeritus, ACF

"I wish to make some kind of joke about Jeff's love of birds, but I always fear he'll turn them on me Hitchcock-style." -Fred

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Post by Important Bird Area » Thu Apr 19, 2018 4:09 pm

Joel Gluskin, NAQT Vice President of Logistics
Jeff Hoppes
President, Northern California Quiz Bowl Alliance
former HSQB Chief Admin (2012-13)
VP for Communication and history subject editor, NAQT
Editor emeritus, ACF

"I wish to make some kind of joke about Jeff's love of birds, but I always fear he'll turn them on me Hitchcock-style." -Fred

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Post by Important Bird Area » Thu Apr 26, 2018 5:42 pm

Dwight Kidder, inventor of NAQT podcasts and consolation matches
Jeff Hoppes
President, Northern California Quiz Bowl Alliance
former HSQB Chief Admin (2012-13)
VP for Communication and history subject editor, NAQT
Editor emeritus, ACF

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Post by Important Bird Area » Thu May 10, 2018 12:05 pm

Gail Sutton, head buzzer wrangler at countless national championships
Jeff Hoppes
President, Northern California Quiz Bowl Alliance
former HSQB Chief Admin (2012-13)
VP for Communication and history subject editor, NAQT
Editor emeritus, ACF

"I wish to make some kind of joke about Jeff's love of birds, but I always fear he'll turn them on me Hitchcock-style." -Fred

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