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EWC Hosts Wyoming Academic Challenge

February 17, 2020

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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