Hometown High Q

Hometown High QKDKA-TV in partnership with Westfield Insurance presents Hometown High Q Saturday mornings at 11 a.m., with an encore of the previous week's episode at 11:30 a.m. Hosted by KDKA’s own Rick Dayton, area high schools in teams of three compete for academic grants and recognition.

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About Host Rick Dayton

Rick Dayton KDKA Hometown High-Q HostRick hosts Hometown High-Q, KDKA-TV’s Saturday morning high school quiz show, and is a morning anchor for the KDKA-TV Morning News and the KDKA-TV Morning News on Pittsburgh’s CW on WPCW-TV. 

He has more than 20 years of experience in broadcast. Prior to joining the KDKA team in September 2009, Rick spent seven years at WOWK in Charleston/Huntington, WV. He also spent seven years with Capitol Broadcasting Company in Raleigh, NC and was Sports Director of the North Carolina News Network.

A native of the Grove City, Rick began his career in 1983 as a newscaster and DJ at WEDA-FM. View Rick's full bio.

2009/2010 Winners

1st - Hampton High School

2nd - Beaver Area Senior High School

3rd - Uniontown Area Senior High School

4th - Franklin Regional Senior High School

5th - Greensburg Central Catholic High School

6th - Gateway Senior High School

7th - Fox Chapel Area Senior High School

8th - Bethel Park High School

9th - Shady Side Academy Senior School