Take the It's Academic Weekly Quiz! in association with Giant

The average American eats how much chocolate each year?
10 to 12 pounds. They eat a lot more in Britain.
This year marks the 85th anniversary of what major food company, that's a cooperative of cranberry and grapefruit growers?
Ocean Spray
What herb is not only tasty, but also a good insect repellant?
Chives. And some people think chives are also good at relieving high blood pressure.
What vegetable was actually worshipped by ancient Egyptians?
Onions. Their spherical shape and concentric circles symbolized eternity.
*All answers are items available at Giant!

2015 “Sophie Altman Coach of the Year Award”

To honor the memory of It's Academic's creator and long-time producer, Sophie Altman, Giant Food is presenting the 2015 “Sophie Altman Coach of the Year Award.” This Award is intended as a tribute to all It's Academic coaches for whom Sophie Altman had so much respect.

We congratulate our "Coach of the Year" winners:

  • Washington — Peter Kelley, St. Albans School
  • Baltimore — Dr. Eric Seifter, Centennial High School

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