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Collegiate Quiz Bowl - CQB

Formerly known as Academic Excellence Challenge (AEC)

This student activity was incorporated by the Kansas State Department of Education to showcase quality teaching and learning at the community college level.


Highlights: In the fall and spring semesters students participate in scrimmages and regional and state competitions with other community colleges in Kansas. At the state competitions, student teams have the opportunity to win from $500 to $1,500.


Credits: Students are eligible for two years participation and receive a maximum of two hours independent study. These hours apply toward graduation credit.


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Scholarship Requirements:

  • GPA Requirement: 3.0
  • Adhere to the rules and regulations of CQB, maintain the above grade point average, and hour requirements.
  • Must attend all practice session, scrimmages, and tournaments.


Students who are interested in and have the ability to recall large amounts of information on subjects including mathematics, humanities, natural and social sciences can participate.


For more information contact:


CQB Sponsor:

Dianne Flickinger
Cowley County Community College
125 South Second
Arkansas City, KS 67005




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