Quiz Bowl features ELP students


The first-place winners at the ELP Quiz Bowl competition in Goessel last week were (from left) Jesse Meier, Chanze Lopez, Erin Brubaker and Jennifer Meysing.

Six teams of fourth-through-sixth-grade Extended Learning Program students from Marion County schools and from Blue?stem and Remington schools competed in 15 rounds of quiz bowl play at Goessel Thursday.

Teams were a mix of students and grades from all schools, and winning teams were determined by total score.

Questions came from the areas of social science, language arts, math, science, fine arts, sports and ?Year in Review.?

Parents who brought their children to compete were challenged at the end when they were asked to take buzzers in hand and compete with a round of questions.

Students participating in the event were: from Bluestem (Butler County), Mandi Becker and Quinn Hughes; from Goessel, Erin Brubaker, Dane Kruger, Alicen Meysing, Jennifer Meysing, Lydia Smith, Zach Wiens, Anna Wiens and Ben Wiens, who assisted as score keeper; from Hillsboro, Hannah Funk, Allison Gray, Abi Hurst, Jesse Meier, Taytum Miller and Kalen Moss; from Marion, Tori Smith; from Peabody, Christa Elliott; from Remington (Butler County), Braden Allmond, Micah Carey, Chanze Lopez and Jon Ross.

Sherri Sells, the ELP facilitator for Goessel, Marion and Peabody schools coordinated the effort. Nancy Thomas, gifted facilitator from Butler County, served as moderator.

ELP paraprofessionals Paula Harris, Peabody, and Mary Rosfeld, Goessel, assisted with the event

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