Thursday, May 11, 2006
Quiz Bowl team defeats teachers
By CHELSEA MOORE and
Room 210 Staff Writers
The South Middle School Quiz Bowl team defeated the teachers 140-130 during TA Wednesday. It was the third straight year in which the student team beat the faculty.
"It feels great," said seventh grader Dylan Prauser, who teamed with eighth grader Jessica Cashion to answer most of the 14 questions handled correctly by the student team. "It's a surprise to beat the teachers. The team performed very well."
Though the students took an early lead, the contest was tied 70-70 at halftime.
The secret to the students' success was simple," Prauser said. "We practiced hard."
Despite the loss, Mr. Rocky Biggers, eighth grade social studies teacher, said, "I enjoyed it. We have a good quiz bowl team. I'm happy with the way the students performed and the teachers had a good time"
(Photos: Quiz Bowl members seated, from left, are: Jessica Cashion, MacKenszee Roberts, Dylan Prauser and Liz Hernandez. Other Quiz Bowl members participating included: Kane McCaslin, Mallory Fuller, Leif Larson, Steven Williams, Tiana Clemons, and Maddison Billings. At right, the teachers' team included Mr. Rocky Biggers, Mrs. Linda Weaver, Ms. Lara Stamper, Ms. Kathy Weaver, and Mr. Reed Barnes. Photos by Alex Needham)