Eastern Wyoming College hosted the Wyoming Academic Challenge on February 15, 2020. Six 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: Cheyenne East, Cheyenne South, Cheyenne Poder, Douglas, Pine Bluffs, and Riverside.
Cheyenne East High School team #1 placed first with a total of 560 points, those students are Conner Hayes, Savannah Schilling, and Brooke Culp. Second place went to Pine Bluffs team # 1 with 520 points, those students are Gregory Fornstrom, Brian Arzola, Tessa Long, and Diana Sanchez. Third place went to Cheyenne East High School team #2 with 470 points, those students are Fox Nelson, Sophie DeMatteo, and Alexys Cassel. Pine Buffs High School team #1 won the small schools division with 520 points.
The winning teams were presented with medals. Students on the overall first-place team were presented with scholarships to attend EWC.
For more information about the Academic Challenge, please contact Casey Debus, at 307.532.8375.
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