WHS Quiz Bowl Team Wins 2019 National Academic Quiz Tournament
Posted March 11, 2019
On March 9, the WHS varsity quiz bowl team traveled to Savannah, Missouri, and participated in their first National Academic Quiz Tournament. They competed with 18 other teams from the Missouri area. The team went 5-0 in their round-robin pool and earned a number three seed in the tournament. They then went on to beat the number two team and the number one team during tournament play. The result? They won the tournament, first place, in their first ever NAQT.
Team members include:
- Theo Jansen, captain
- Reese Pike
- Brendan Pennington
- Andrew Li
Additionally, Jansen was recognized as a top-five player at the tournament. He averaged 70 points per match and was ranked third, individually.