Whitney Young Academic Center
|Whitney Young Academic Center|
|Location||211 S Laflin St |
Chicago, IL 60607
|Region||Chicago Public Schools|
|Member of SO since||2013-2014|
|Feeds to||Whitney Young Magnet High School|
|Best regional||1st (2016-2019)|
|Best state||8th (2019)|
The Whitney Young Academic Center team was created in 2013. It has won the CPS regional competition every year since 2016, and has a best placing in the state tournament of 8th in 2019. The team is made up of 7th and 8th graders, along with 5 freshmen who attend the high school. Typically, these freshmen must have competed for the WYAC team in 7th or 8th grade. There is only one varsity team, which is supplemented by alternates.
Historically, some invitationals the WYAC team has gone to include Westinghouse and Rockford Christian. In the past couple years, the team has gone to the University of Chicago (B) invitational, as well as the Kildeer Countryside Invitational in the most recent year.
WYAC feeds into Whitney Young Magnet High School.
|Season||Rockford Christian||University of Chicago||Killdeer Countryside||Regionals||States|
|2019||10th (338)||4th (169)||-||1st (74)||8th (335)|
|2020||10th (305)||10th (297)||9th (363)||Cancelled||Cancelled|