After a stellar tournament performance at Princeton University in September, the A team of Friends Select's Quiz Bowl roster qualified for the Small School National Championship Tournament (SSNCT). Out of 110 participants, Richard Chen (12th grade) ranked 8th, individually.
Coming up for the Quiz Bowl team this fall are four High School National Championship Tournament (HSNCT) qualifiers, on October 28, November 18, and December 2. The team is no stranger to the HSNCT, as they've attended in May of 2017 and 2016.
On November 11, in partnership with Carver E&S High School,the team will be hosting a Quiz Bowl tournament on their home turf. The event runs from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and supporters are encouraged to attend; please contact Abbi Smith if you plan to root for the Quiz Bowl team.
The roster of 21 students meets two to three times per week to practice, but allots additional time to meet the week leading up to a tournament
Stay tuned for more news from the Quiz Bowl team.
2017-18 Quiz Bowl Team
9th Grade: Jeremy Cohen, Alex Haurin, Julian Haurin, Hannah Dubb, Izzy Ebede, Peter Ryan
10th Grade: Matt D'Annunzio, Alec Kane, Kieran Laskaway, Minas Macos, Alexander Maguire, Silas Mohr, Aidan Pulliam, Alex Shapiro, Jonah Taranta
11th: Charlotte Kaplan, Rudyard Lynch*
12th: Daniel Nelson, Saras Perry-Anderson*, Jake Shapiro*, Richard Chen* DeSean Smith*
*denotes A team