EWC Hosts Wyoming Academic Challenge

Tuesday, February 21st, 2017

Eastern Wyoming College hosted the Wyoming Academic Challenge on February 18, 2017. Seven Wyoming high schools sent eleven teams to compete. The two to four-member teams participated in four rigorous rounds of competition. Questions ranged from current events, and mathematics to literature. Schools participating were: Campbell County, Cheyenne East, Douglas, Lovell, Pine Bluffs, Riverside, and Sheridan.

Cheyenne East High School team #2 placed first with a total of 790 points, those students are Zane Dobler, Danielle DiJohn, and Alex Pachniak. Second place went to Cheyenne East team #1 with 660 points, those students are Tyler Miller, Jimi Hayes, and Ren Nisley. Third place went to Sheridan High School with 640 points, those students are Ethyn Etchechoury, Marissa Brenneman, and Ammon Duncan. Riverside High School won the small schools division with 410 points, those students are James DesRosier, Adelle Stone, Bret Thomas, and Calvin Williamson.

The winning teams were presented with plaques and medals. Students on the overall first place team were presented with scholarships to attend EWC.

For more information, please contact Casey Debus, at 307.532.8375.

1st place: Cheyenne East High School team #2 students win the Wyoming Academic Challenge held at EWC.

1st place: Cheyenne East High School team #2 students win the Wyoming Academic Challenge held at EWC.

Cheyenne East High School Team #1 placed 2nd at the Wyoming Academic Challenge held at EWC

Cheyenne East High School Team #1 placed 2nd at the Wyoming Academic Challenge held at EWC

 Sheridan High School placed 3rd at the Wyoming Academic Challenge held at EWC

Sheridan High School placed 3rd at the Wyoming Academic Challenge held at EWC

Riverside High School wins small school at the Wyoming Academic Challenge held at EWC

Riverside High School wins small school at the Wyoming Academic Challenge held at EWC

All Star Tournament Qualifiers that were present on Saturday. There are 15 qualifiers throughout the state.

All Star Tournament Qualifiers that were present on Saturday. There are 15 qualifiers throughout the state.

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