EWING – A second KTCH Quiz Bowl awards presentation was made following the conclusion of the event in early March.
During the Summerland High School adcademic awards ceremony on Wednesday, the Summerland Quiz Bowl team was recognized for their third place finish during this year’s KTCH Quiz Bowl.
Summerland opened the first round in late January with a 3-1 victory over Schuyler; defeated Wayne, 3-1 on February 15; defeated Pope John, 3-1 on February 24; defeated Norfolk High, 5-4 on March 1 and suffered a 3-2 loss to eventual champion Hartington-Newcastle on March 3. Summerland defeated Scribner-Snyder, 9-8 on March 7 in the consolation round to earn third place among the 64 teams.
Other upcoming award presentations will be for Hartington-Newcastle (changed to May 9) and Scribner-Snyder on May 13.
The Summerland KTCH Quiz Bowl advisor is Mr. Jim Schutt as student participants were Levi Cronk; Hadley Cheatum, Cassidy Bearinger and Jacob Behnk.
One of the seniors, Behnk plans to attend UNL after graduation.
Another senior, Bearinger with future plans after graduation are undecided.
All members of the Summerland KTCH Quiz Bowl team received medals, Mr. Schutt was awarded with the coach’s trophy along with a school trophy and the team received a $125 cash prize which was still being determined to where the group will be donating their cash prize to.