Eastern Wyoming College recently hosted the Wyoming Academic Challenge. Eight Wyoming high schools sent thirteen teams to compete. The two to five-member teams participated in four rigorous rounds of competition. Questions ranged from current events, mathematics and literature. Schools participating were: Big Piney, Cheyenne East, Douglas, Evanston, Lovell, Riverside, Sheridan and Tongue River.
Sheridan placed first with a total of 795 points. Second place went to Big Piney Team One with 770 points. Cheyenne East Team One placed third with 715 points. Big Piney Team One also won the small schools division.
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 Becky Lorenz, 307.532.8210.