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McLean Wins Middle School Whiz Quiz

Fort Worth, Texas - In an exciting finish, McLean Middle School took Fort Worth ISD’s 2018-19 Whiz Quiz Championship title after defeating World Languages Institute (WLI) in the middle school finals Tuesday night. 

Earlier, McLean beat Daggett Montessori in the first semi-final. WLI topped J.P. Elder Middle School in the second semi-final. CBS11 meteorologist Jeff Jamison moderated the matches.

Other highlights of the evening included:

  • Culinary Arts students from Trimble Technical High School served turkey and vegetable tacos with a lemon cilantro slaw, street-style elotes, and horchata panna cotta. Kroger generously provided all the supplies.
  • The Southwest High School Jazz Ensemble entertained between matches.
  • Gold Seal Advanced Media Program students from Southwest took part in the live production.

Up next are the high school finals. Be part of the audience on Wednesday, January 16, at 4:30 p.m.

  • Semi-final #1 Paschal vs. Texas Academy of Biomedical Sciences (TABS)
  • Semi-final #2 Arlington Heights vs. Young Men’s Leadership Academy
  • Finals match immediately after

It all takes place at the Fort Worth ISD board room at 2903 Shotts Street. If you can’t make it in person, play along by viewing the competition streamed live at and YouTube, or by watching Spectrum Cable channel 192 or ATT U-verse 99.