TAG Students Excellent Performance in Quiz Bowl
The Shenandoah 5th-8th grade TAG students recently participated in an online quiz bowl competition called The Thinking Cap Quiz Bowl. It is a nationwide competition that runs in the fall and spring.
The 5th and 6th grade team competed together and finished 2nd overall (out of 130 teams) with 1231 points. The winning team was from Oakland, New Jersey. The closest scoring Iowa team was from Treynor, in 17th place with 1160 points. Congrats to Charlotte Weiss, Brooklyn Herron, Reagan Baker, Olivia Joy, Ellie Holste, Brooklyn Johnson, Bella Trowbridge, Kinley Eggers, Mason Sells, Charlie Liles, and Kenley McManis!
The 7th grade team, consisting of Carter Sells, Ryker Wolf, Alex Clark, Greyson Kinghorn, and Carley Jones, scored 1208 points, earning them 4th (out of 56) in the 7th-grade division. Bondurant-Farrar was the closest Iowa team to them, with 1112 points (15th in division).
The 8th grade team, consisting of Mya Young, Zoe Young, Tayler Haffner, Ali Hansen, Addison Joy, Mikey Waite, Levi Green, Baylor Blank, Caroline Campbell, and Drake Gibson, scored 1182 points, finishing in 10th place in the 8th-grade division (out of 72). They were the top finishing team from Iowa, Bondurant-Farrar was again the closest team from Iowa with 1167 points (16th in the division).
In the attached picture:
Front row: Charlotte Weiss, Brooklyn Herron, Reagan Baker, Olivia Joy, Ellie Holste
Back row: Brooklyn Johnson, Bella Trowbridge, Kinley Eggers, Mason Sells, Charlie Liles
Missing: Kenley McManis