The 1st Annual Student Quiz Bowl Competition Final took place yesterday at Spring Fling and, after a heated battle, the team of Dustin Wilkes, Malia Crowe, and Richard Pollock emerged with the victory and a share of the $300 grand prize. Brad Wright, Nicole Raber and Chasity Albritton came in second place ($150 prize) and the Early College team of Dylan Greene, Joseph Rolland, and Zachary Perkins took third.
Teams qualified for the Final by scoring a top 3 finish in a 10 question Elimination Round that tested their knowledge of numerous subjects including history, arts & music, literature, mathematics, science, current events, and pop culture.
Thanks to all our of our participants for making our first Quiz Bowl a huge success! Thank you also to our volunteer judges, time keeper, and official scorekeeper as well as Rudy Beharrysingh, Clay Couch, and Preston Jacobsen, who created and organized the event.
And, of course, the biggest thank you of all goes to the HCC Foundation for generously donating the prize money.