St. Mark's School of Texas
|St. Mark's School of Texas|
|Club President||None Currently|
|Coaches||Paul Mlakar (since 2007)|
|National Championships||2017 SSNCT (Charter and Private Divison)|
2021 SSNCT (Open Division)
|National Appearances||HSNCT: 2009-2017,2021 |
St. Mark's School of Texas (or St. Mark's) is a private, nonsectarian, college preparatory for boys located in Dallas, Texas. Serving grades 1-12, the school has both a Middle School and High School quizbowl program. The school joined the TQBA Dallas circuit in 2008, and has since become a nationally competitive team. Since 2009, the school has hosted the annual St. Mark's School of Texas Invitational tournament.
St. Mark's was led by Aayush Goodapaty and Ned Tagtmeier to an undefeated first place finish at the open division of NAQTs SSNCT, including a game where they scored 790 points. They defeated a William Groger-led Miami Valley in the finals. The duo broke the Hoppes-Mikanowski limit at the tournament.