Rob Grierson

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Robert Grierson
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Current team: retired
Career record: 141-39 (1991-96)
Former school(s): The Latin School of Chicago (1984-96)
Other leadership: IHSSBCA founder
Robert Grierson Friend of Scholastic Bowl Award (2003)
IHSSBCA Hall of Fame (2005)

Robert C. Grierson is a former high school coach, though is perhaps better known as an official, editor, writer, advisor, and organizer of Scholastic Bowl in Illinois. For his efforts, he received the 2001 Benjamin Cooper Academic Ambassador Award. In 2003, the IHSSBCA, the organization he had helped to found, not only awarded him their "Friend of Scholastic Bowl Award", but renamed it the Robert Grierson Friend of Scholastic Bowl Award in his honor. He is widely regarded as being the most influential and respected person in Illinois quizbowl.

In 2005, he was a member of the first class of the IHSSBCA's Hall of Fame.

Benjamin Cooper Academic Ambassador Award
Preceded by
Year
Succeeded by
James Garrick, J.R. Barry & Hodges Lewis
2001
Douglas Tyson & It's Academic