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
"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.
Ankeny Community Schools is unified in its commitment, passion, and vision so every learner is prepared to achieve a lifetime of personal success.
Ankeny Community School District does not discriminate based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, physical attributes, physical or mental ability or disability, ancestry, political party preference, military affiliation, socioeconomic status, or familial status. Inquiries or grievances may be directed to Josie Lewis, Chief Human Resources Officer, 306 SW School Street, P.O. Box 189, Ankeny, IA, 50021-0189, (515) 965-9600, firstname.lastname@example.org; or the Iowa Civil Rights Commission, Grimes State Office Building, Des Moines, IA, 50319-0201, (515) 281-4121; or the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, 500 West Madison Street, Suite 1475, Chicago, IL 60661.
NOTICE: THE ANKENY COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT COMPLIES WITH THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT (ADA), IOWA CIVIL RIGHTS ACT (ICRA), AND SECTION 504 OF THE REHABILITATION ACT IN ENSURING PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES HAVE AN OPPORTUNITY EQUAL TO THAT OF THEIR NONDISABLED PEERS TO PARTICIPATE IN THE DISTRICT’S PROGRAMS, BENEFITS, AND SERVICES, INCLUDING THOSE DELIVERED THROUGH ELECTRONIC AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY. FOR REQUESTS OR INQUIRIES REGARDING ACCESS TO THE DISTRICT’S WEBPAGE OR ANOTHER ELECTRONIC RESOURCE, PLEASE CONTACT THE DISTRICT’S COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER, SAMANTHA AUKES AT 515-289-3950 OR SAMANTHA.AUKES@ANKENYSCHOOLS.ORG. INFORMATION ON HOW TO REACH THE DISTRICT’S SECTION 504/EQUITY COORDINATOR AND APPLICABLE GRIEVANCE PROCEDURES ARE AVAILABLE HERE.