LHS Tops LCC Knowledge Bowl, Members Win Scholarships

2015-Winners-Lamar-AWEBLamar High School’s A-team won top honors and the traveling trophy at this year’s Knowledge Bowl, hosted recently at Lamar Community College.

33 teams from 19 area high schools participated in the competitive event.  Schools in attendance included Cheraw, Crowley County, Eads, Fowler, Genoa/Hugo, Granada, Holly, Karval, Kit Carson, Lamar, La Junta, Las Animas, Manzanola, McClave, Plainview, Rocky Ford, Springfield, Walsh and Wiley.

After a day of tough competition, the final results showed that Lamar High School’s A Team had come out on top, closely followed by Fowler High School’s A Team and Cheraw High School’s A Team.

President Marrin was on hand to present the awards to the three top teams.  The second and third place team members were given individual silver and bronze medals, respectively.  In addition to winning the traveling trophy, the first place team members were each presented with a gold medal, an LCC water bottle, an LCC t-shirt and a $250 scholarship to attend Lamar Community College.

The Lamar High School A team was the first place winner with a final score of 77 points.  The team consisted of Tim Ludwig, Cody Medina, Hannah Dooley and Zach Scriver.  The team sponsor is Joe Mundell; however, Chris Medina was the interim sponsor who accompanied the team during this event.

The second place team, sponsored by Michael Aragon, was the Fowler A team who finished with a score of 72.  Team members for Fowler included Brennan Bates, Ty Hershey, Mitchell Fosdick and Kaitlyn Smith.

Finishing third with a score of 61 was the Cheraw A team.  Cheraw’s sponsor is Kristin Langston and the team was comprised of Jacob Chambers, Katelyn Griffie and Lexi Maya.

Lamar Community College congratulates all the teams in attendance on their performance at the Knowledge Bowl.

LCC would also like to thank all volunteers who donated their time including community members as well as LCC staff and students.  Without the cheerful dedication of these volunteers, hosting the Knowledge Bowl would not be possible.

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