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Southview Quiz Bowl Team Places Fourth in the Nation

Southview quiz bowl team 2017 national competition
Out of 163 teams, Southview's eighth grade
Quiz Bowl team places fourth in national
competition. (View Larger)
Front row: Megan McCormick, Corinne Bovee,
Alice Land, Daniel White, Lance Johnson,
Travis Moritz, Corben Pilch.

Back row: Lucy Ha, Mason Bush, Wyatt Eason,
Josh Patterson, Avery Hickcox, Zane Eason,
Tyler Campbell
 
ANKENY, Iowa (May 23, 2017) - The eighth grade Quiz Bowl team at Southview places fourth in the America Answers national online competition. More than 160 teams from across the United States competed in the event. Questions consisted of history, science, sports, math, and literature. The team from Chamblee, Georgia won the title, beating Southview's team by two questions.
 
"This contest is highly competitive," said Nathan Coombes, Quiz Bowl team coach.  "It is exciting to see how well our students did against the nation's top teams."