WMS Quiz Bowl Team Qualifies for National Tournament
The Williamston Middle School Quiz Bowl team placed second at the Holt Middle School Quiz Bowl Invitational. The team outperformed teams from much larger schools throughout Michigan and qualified to compete at the national level later this year.
The team won all of their matches in their pool, were seeded first in the championship bracket, and made it through to the championship match where they were defeated by members of The Gagie School quiz bowl team. On their way to the championship match, they defeated much bigger schools including Holt Middle School, Legg Middle School (Coldwater), Waverly Middle School, and private school powerhouse Detroit Country Day Middle School.
The team finished in second place, and seventh-grade student Hunter, finished 4th overall in the individual scoring category (most individual questions answered). With this final placement, the team qualified for the NATIONAL Middle School Quiz Bowl tournament.