St. Mark's School of Texas

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St. Mark's School of Texas
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Location:
Dallas, TX
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
MSNCT: 2013-2017
SSNCT: 2017-2021
Program Status Active
School Size 877
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Website link

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.

2020-2021 season

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.

The school's A team finished tied for 19th at the 2021 HSNCT and 3rd at the 2021 NSC. The team also led the field in powers and finished 3rd at the inaugural ONCT.