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Academic Team places 3rd in Thinking Cap Quiz Bowl

They competed against 47 other schools from nine states in the Southeast Region, and were the only team from Kentucky to participate. Thinking Cap is a scholastic, computer team competition that participants can complete at their own school.

Team members are: Natalie Besaw, Kate Bidwell, Cameron Dorris, Gage Gottman, Frannie Hideg, Lily Holm, Ally Hutchins, Paige Kight, Kate LeBuhn, Sahil Rachan, Haddon Shively, and Abigail Wurth. The Academic team coaches are Amy Kirchhoff and Kenny Ford.

Thinking Cap is a scholastic, computer team competition that participants can complete at their own school. The tests are self-scoring, computer contests of 100 multiple-choice questions. Areas covered include math, geography, government, sports, spelling, science, literature, English, history, general information and fun trivia.

The competition is for 5th grade teams, and Clark’s team is made up of both 4th and 5th graders, which makes their placing even more impressive.

Posted Thursday, March 12, 2015