Eastern Wyoming College Hosts Academic Challenge
December 7, 2005
TORRINGTON, WY - Eleven high school teams from around the state of Wyoming competed at the Wyoming Academic Challenge, hosted by Eastern Wyoming College, Saturday, December 3.
The three to four-member teams participated in five rounds of competition and answered questions ranging from current events to mathematics and literature. Schools participating were: Big Horn, Campbell County School District, Evanston, Riverside, Sheridan and Tongue River.
For the first time in the history of the Wyoming Academic Challenge, the winning team was an all girl team from Sheridan with a total of 121 points. The winners included Becky Rapf, Ashley Westwang and Jennifer Rogers. Second place also went to a team from Sheridan who received 94 points. The winners in 2nd place were Eric Westwang, Corey Peacock and Alex Varah. Campbell County came in close behind placing third with a total of 92 points. The winners in 3rd place were Nole Clauson, Jennie Duran, Ty Clikeman and Pat Hurley.
Plaques and medals were presented to the winning teams and students on the first place team were presented scholarships to attend EWC for the 2006-2007 academic year.
For more information, please contact Marilyn Miller at 307.532.8311.