The East Pointe Elementary 5th Grade Quiz Bowl Team took first place at the Guy Fenter Educational Cooperative’s large school quiz bowl tournament, defeating second place team, Westwood 330-140 in an all-Greenwood final. Nine elementary teams competed in the tournament, five from Van Buren, one each from Alma and Clarksville, and the two Greenwood teams.
East Pointe captain Graecyn Higgins led the team in scoring averaging just over 100 points per game, answering 61 toss-up questions in six games. Other team members were Adyson Crowe, Dunn Daniel, Jacob Meeks, William Gaines, Claire Chapple, Laykn Forrester, Mia Mulvihill, Hunter Houston, Ashlyn Butler, and David Ambriz. The team is coached by Rick Clow.
The East Hills Middle School 6th Grade Quiz Bowl Team took third place in the large school division at the Guy Fenter Co-op 6th Grade Quiz Bowl Tournament. Captain Eden Adams led the team in scoring averaging 80 points per game. Other team members were Pierce Wargo, Riley Ortiz, Trey Merreighn, Pierce Holland, Katie Rupert, Daniel Pitts, Jabin Huff, Kaylee Dolan, Kennedy Holland, Ivan Morales, and Jackson Smith. The team is coached by Rick Clow.