Thayer was challenged with random questions on a wide range of subjects, from history, math, science, to current affairs. Thayer's academic team received more points for correct answers over SCA teams Ava (270-150), Houston (240-210), and Willow Springs (250-160) in the preliminary rounds, and were the second seed in the final rounds of questioning.
With a 270-240 points win over Mt. Grove in the semifinals, Thayer fell short in the final round to Salem 190- 410.
Three of the Thayer students received All Conference medals in the individual rounds. Kelsey Steed 39, Oren Redus 26, and Nick Martin 20. Other quiz bowl team members are Meghan Hedden, Ruth Dorton, Paige Grimes and Morgan Sewards.