by: Carla Robinson
Tuesday, November 7 AW fourth and fifth grade students competed in the 45th Quiz Bowl, placing eighth among fifth graders in the state of Iowa. Tuesday, November 13 the seventh and eighth grade team also competed in the 45th Quiz Bowl, placing 15th among eighth grade teams in Iowa.
Students on the fourth and fifth grade team were Jack Anderson, Dakota Heeren, Natalie Lewison-Brooks, Jader Briggs, and Levi Small.
The students on the seventh and eighth grade team were Charlie Anderson, Skyler Briggs, Austin Allard, Daniel Martinsen, Cameron Wahlberg, and Makayla Swancutt.
All of the students prepared for the test using quizzes from years past.
This was the fourth and fifth grade students first competition.
Students were asked to answer 100 questions in the areas of math, science, geography, history, sports, literature, and pop culture.
“I was really pleased with the fourth and fifth grade TAG students! All of them contributed to their high score and showed a strength area.” said TAG instructor Mrs. Westergard.