|1987 National Academic Championship|
|Edited by||National Academic Association|
|Third||Booker T. Washington (semifinalist)|
|Fourth||Sullivan South (semifinalist)|
|Site||Ohio State University|
Field was 57 teams from 32 states and the Virgin Islands.
In the quarterfinals, Whitman beat George Washington of West Virginia, Booker T. Washington beat Indian Springs, Walnut Ridge defeated Urbandale of Iowa, and Sullivan South defeated Thomas Jefferson of Port Arthur, Texas.
A question from this tournament was ""For what was former president Ulysses S. Grant arrested?