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AHS Quiz Bowl Team Places Fourth in State

Quiz Bowl Team
Ankeny High School's Quiz Bowl team earns
fourth at state.  Pictured left to right: Jackson
Porter, Sam Wu, Kieran McCormick,
Colton Lammers, and Colton Pilch.
Porter and McCormick
Freshman Jackson Porter and Sophomore
Kieran McCormick were named to the All-
State Quiz Bowl tean.

ANKENY, Iowa (March 7, 2017) - Ankeny High School finished fourth in the state at the Iowa Quiz Bowl League (IQBL) Championships at Waukee on March 4.  The team consists of junior Colton Lammers; sophomores Kieran McCormick and Colton Pilch; freshmen Sam Wu and Jackson Porter.  The contest includes questions in the fields of music, history, literature, science, math, and random knowledge.  

"I am proud of these students for the way they have competed and battled all year," said Nathan Coombes, AHS Quiz Bowl team coach.   
Two of the nine students selected for the 2017 IQBL All-State Honors are from AHS.  Porter and McCormick were chosen for their excellent play in quiz bowl events across Iowa during the 2016-2017 season.  McCormick has earned the honor for a second consecutive year. 
"These students represent the best of what quiz bowl is about," said Jay Winter, IQBL CEO.