Lamar High School Continues Win Streak at LCC Knowledge Bowl


Photo (left to right):  Dwight Campbell, Zach Scriven, Angela Medina, Reece Campell, Shania Jo RunningRabbit and Dr. Lujan, LCC President.

(Lamar, Colorado; November 7, 2016) Lamar High School’s A-team won top honors and the traveling trophy at the Knowledge Bowl hosted at Lamar Community College, repeating their win from last year.

30 teams from 16 area high schools participated in the competitive event.  Schools in attendance included Crowley County, Eads, Genoa/Hugo, Granada, Holly, Kit Carson, Lamar, Las Animas, Manzanola, Plainview, Rocky Ford, Stratton, Springfield, Vilas, Walsh and Wiley.

After a day of tough competition, the final results showed that Lamar High School’s A Team had come out on top, closely followed by Walsh High School’s A Team and Kit Carson High School’s A Team.

President Lujan was on hand to present each of the top three teams with a plaque.  In addition to their team plaque, Lamar A was presented with the traveling trophy and each team member was given a $250 scholarship to attend Lamar Community College.

The Lamar High School A team was the first place winner with a final score of 69 points.  The team consisted of Zach Scriven, Angela Medina, Shania Jo RunningRabbit, Dwight Campbell and Reece Campbell.  The team sponsor is Chris Medina.

The second place team, sponsored by Joe Mundell, was the Walsh A team who finished with a score of 53.  Team members for Walsh included Ethan Bebberd, Nathan George, Lexie Bond, Chelsea Alton, Payton Bond.

After a tie-breaker round, Kit Carson A team took the third place finish with a score of 49.  Kit Carson’s sponsor is Valerie White and the team was comprised of Brad Johnson, William Hornung, Darrell Arnold, Paige Johnson, Jaxon Crawford.

Lamar Community College congratulates all the teams in attendance on their performance at the Knowledge Bowl.

LCC would also like to thank all volunteers who donated their time including community members as well as LCC staff and students.  Without the cheerful dedication of these volunteers, hosting the Knowledge Bowl would not be possible.


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