The Hoosier Genius is a contest when students verse each other by answering a selection of questions. When the contestants were called onto stage they had to answer a question. After the first round all the students had to answer 12 questions in Round 2. If there was a tie they had a 13th question. After that they had a Jeopardy-style last round. After that the winner would be declared.
All of the contestants were Sophomore Jacob McDonald and his scorekeeper was Teacher Mrs.Bosley, Freshman Devin Bush and his scorekeeper Teacher Mrs.Chase, 7th Grader Michael Hannon and his scorekeeper Teacher Mrs.Tuell. On the right side of the stage Sophomore Tessa Robbins and her scorekeeper Teacher Mr.Reckelhoff, Senior Timothy Leone and his scorekeeper Mrs.Stroud, Senior Michael Porter and his scorekeeper Teacher Mrs.Wishart and Senior Chase Meehan and his scorekeeper Teacher Mrs.Clark.