|Paul M. Dorman High School|
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|State championships||NAQT: 2012|
|National championships||2003 PACE; 1989 NAC; 1991 NAC; 1991 Panasonic; 2003 ASCN; 2004 ASCN; 2005 ASCN|
|Nationals appearances|| HSNCT: 2001-2014 |
PACE: 1998, 2000, 2003, 2007-2014
Dorman's program was founded in 1982. Since then, it has been one of the most consistently great high school quizbowl teams in the country, having been a contender at the national level essentially every year since 1983. They run the Dorman Cavalier Academic Challenge every year.
- Geoffrey Thomas (2012-Present) (alumni '00)
- Cyrenna Moreno (2012-2013, 2014-Present)
Current "A" Team
- Alia Kapasi ('15)
- Shub Mehta ('17)
- Himendra Perera ('15)
- Weston Upton ('15) C*
- Alia Kapasi
- Himendra Perera
- Weston Upton
- Zainab Dossaji
- Danielle Michaud
- Sirjan Roopra
- Alex Wood
- Lex Cooper
- Shub Mehta
- Makensie Wilson
- Andrew Krawczyk
- Connor Lee
- Chandler Parks
- Sreya Pudi
- William Quick
- Erick Restrepo
- William Richey
- Alex Roehrs
- Zack Tomko
The A team consisting of Paolo Arce, Nick Clusserath, George Stevens, and Arsalaan Salehani placed 5th at the 2008 HSNCT while the B team, consisting of Todd Faulkenberry, Freddy Deangelis, Kevin Lybrand, and Kleve Granger, placed 4th.
The A team consisting of Todd Faulkenberry, Freddy DeAngelis, Kevin Lybrand, and Kleve Granger placed 2nd at the 2009 HSNCT.
The A team consisting of Sam Abrams, Saif Alimhomed, Mariya Mohammed, and Tabitha Walker tied for 21st with the B team consisting of Meghan Clusserath, David Koser, Madhav Kumar, Brian Owen, and Robert Lawson at the 2011 HSNCT. The A team placed 9th at the 2011 NSC.
This year saw an A-team consisting of a returning cast of seniors Meghan Clusserath, Madhav Kumar, Brian Owen, and junior Tabitha Walker, while the B-team included juniors Chase “Big Fudge” Fleming, Lee Holden, and Lane Yates, Asrar Alimohamed, and later, the highly improved sophomore, Himendra Perera. The Dorman A-team won the UVA Cavalier Classic, BISB at Brookwood, CATT at Chattahoochee, Collins Hill, the Rockford Auburn Mirror of Harvard Fall, and the Midwest Championship at Northwestern. Both teams also placed highly at the Spring Championship at the University of Kentucky, the Texas Invitational, and the Wildcat Tournament (including the B-team’s only victory over the A-team all season) at Northwestern University. Also, a team consisting of Lee Holden, Brian Owen, Tabitha Walker, and Lane Yates finished 3rd at the National History Bowl in Washington, D.C.
The 2013 HSNCT in Atlanta, Georgia saw a very strong run by both teams, with the A-team finishing tied for 8th, going 8-2 on Saturday and 3-2 on Sunday. The B-team went 7-3 on Saturday, but followed up with a disappointing Sunday, finishing tied for 33rd after going 8-5. The 2013 NSC at the University of Maryland went better for both squads, with the A team finishing 4th while the B team finished 14th.
Following a 2nd place finish at Ezell Harding, the new A team, consisting of seniors Chase “Big Fudge” Fleming, Lee Holden, Tabitha Walker, and Lane Yates won the Missouri Open mirror at Duke and 2013 ACF Fall South at Georgia Tech. At the 2013 Cavalier Classic at UVA, the A team, with Himendra Perera filling in for Chase Fleming, went 12-0 to win the tournament, with 7th and 8th place finishes from the B and C team respectively. At the 2013 VCU Winter Tournament, the A team went undefeated to win the tournament, followed by a 3rd place finish for Dorman B, and strong performances by the C and D teams. The A team won the CATT IX tournament, with the B team getting 3rd. The A team, with Shub Mehta filling in for Tabitha Walker, got second at the Bulldog Brawl after a comeback victory in the second half by Chattahoochee. The B team won third and the C team won fifth. The Dorman JV A team, consisting of Zainab Dossaji, Shub Mehta, Danielle Michaud, and Alex Wood, won the Brookwood JV tournament. Dorman A hit some bumps in the road, playing well but erratically at Texas Invitational and then dropping some games at Prison Bowl. However, they bounced back by winning Jag Bowl VIII. The next week, Dorman A, B, and C took first, second, and third place respectively at the Collins Hill Season Ender.
The A team went to the National History Bee and Bowl in Arlington, Virginia, where they tied for fifth in the Bowl. Tabitha Walker and Lee Holden got to the semifinals and quarterfinals respectively in the Bee. At the 2014 NSC the Dorman A team went 13-6 for an 11th place finish, while the B team went 8-7 to finish 39th. At the 2014 HSNCT Dorman A went 9-1 on Saturday and 3-2 on Sunday to go 12-3 to finish tied for 8th, while Dorman B went 6-4 on Saturday and 2-1 on Sunday to go 8-5 to finish tied for 34th.
Jan Francis (1982-1988)
Jim Garrick (1988-2001)
Eric Huff (2001-2004),(2005-2012)
Becky Rank (2004-2005)
Former "A" Teams
2013-2014: Chase "Big Fudge" Fleming ('14), Lee Holden ('14), Tabitha Walker ('14), Lane Yates ('14)
2012-2013: Meghan Clusserath ('13), Madhav Kumar ('13), Brian Owen ('13), Tabitha Walker ('14)
2011-2012: Meghan Clusserath ('13), Madhav Kumar ('13), Robert Lawson ('12), Brian Owen ('13), Tabitha Walker ('14)
2010-2011: Sam Abrams ('11), Saif Alimohamed ('11), Robert Lawson ('12), Mariya Mohammed ('11), Tabitha Walker ('14)
2009-2010: Masuma Alimohamed ('10), Mariya Mohammed ('11), Gregory Peacock ('10), Sydney Sullivan ('11)
2008-2009: Freddy Deangelis ('09), Todd Faulkenberry ('09), Kleve Granger ('09), Kevin Lybrand ('09)
2007-2008: Paolo Arce ('08), Nick Clusserath ('08), Arsalaan Salehani ('08), George Stevens ('08)
2006-2007: Paolo Arce ('08), Nick Clusserath ('08), Mark Hahnenberg ('07), Arsalaan Salehani ('08)
2005-2006: Amber Chandarana ('06), Manan Gupta ('06), Jordan Lawrence ('06), George Stevens ('08), Brad Williams ('06)
2004-2005: Josh Arwood ('05), Shawn Campbell ('05), Ben Loftis ('05), Malcolm Neave ('05)
2003-2004: Cale Bonner ('04), Malcolm Neave ('05), Shelley Price ('04), Jonathan Ross ('04)
2002-2003: Cale Bonner ('04), Adam Herring ('03), Jason Kopp ('03), Terrill Wilkins ('03)
2001-2002: Steven Byrd ('02), Adam Herring ('03), Jason Kopp ('03), Terrill Wilkins ('03)
2000-2001: April Barnardo ('01) Julie Cook ('01), Adam Herring ('03), Chris Shipman ('01), Kyle Strickland ('01), Terrill Wilkins ('03)
1999-2000: Salman Ali ('00), LuElla Putnam ('00), TJ Rich ('00), Geoffrey Thomas ('00)
1998-1999: Fayaz Kabani ('99), Kathleen Page ('99), TJ Rich ('00), Geoffrey Thomas ('00)
1997-1998: Faiyaz Dossaji ('98), David Drake ('98), Brian Fellner ('98), Andrew Hughes ('98), Kathleen Page ('99), Mehul Patel ('98), Katie Taylor ('98)
1996-1997: Faiyaz Dossaji ('98), Mehul Patel ('98), Chris Stiles ('97), Katie Taylor ('98)
Succession of titles
Succession of minor titles
Booker T. Washington