Mounds Park

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Mounds Park Academy
MPA logo.gif
Saint Paul, MN
Coaches Wade Peterson
State Championships 1990
National Championships None
National Appearances HSNCT: 2006, 2008-2015
NAC: 1989
MSNCT: 2012-2017
Program Status Active
School Size 500
NAQT Page link

Mounds Park Academy is a K-12 college preparatory day school located in Maplewood, Minnesota. It currently competes in quizbowl meets in Minnesota as well as in the east division of the MNHSQB League. Mounds Park's middle school team tied for 7th at the 2013 MSNCT. At the 2016 MSNCT, it tied for eighth. Mounds Park finished second at the 2017 MSNCT.

Former players

  • Emily Ghose
  • Nick Samsel
  • Teja Upadhyaya
  • Sidney Carlson White


Mounds Park won the Minnesota state quiz bowl championship in 1990. In 1989 they went to the National Academic Championship. Results are not available anywhere, but it is believed the team got 17th place.

In 2006, Mounds Park got 10th place at the HSNCT, where it was led by 1st place scorer Brendan Byrne.