Grades 6-8 Academic Quiz Bowl

Norfolk Junior High, coached by Beth Gentrup, are the Champions of the 2017 ESU 8 Grades 6-8 Academic Quiz Bowl! Pictured below, team members include: Jagger Spiering, Griffin Saunders, Diamond Schulz, Cody Hilliard, Wyatt Mead, Brayden Heffner, Carter Hattery, Adam Gamerl, Logan Jensen, Haley Sterud, Trevor Eisenbraun, and Brandon Aguirre.


clearwater-orchard-2nd-place[Completed Bracket]

Clearwater-Orchard took the 2nd place trophy! Jim Schutt is their coach. Their team, pictured right, includes: Eli Thiele, Morgan Ehrhardt, Kaci Wickersham, Avery Cheatum, Jacob Behnk, and Dillon Moser.

chambers-3rd-placeThe third place trophy went to Chambers Public School! Their coach is Gina Pospichal. Pictured bottom right, their team members are: Alexis Butterfield, Faith Rasmussen, Mary Walnofer, Ryann Haburchak, Brooke Ehlers, and Jenae Whitaker.

Congratulations to all three teams!

The 2017 ESU 8 Grades 6-8 Quiz Bowl competition took place on Tuesday, March 7th in Neligh at the American Legion Hall and the ESU 8 Main Office. Four rounds of competition took place simultaneously; one at the American Legion Hall and three at the ESU 8 Main office. Each team had at least six (6) members.

Twenty-one (21) teams from schools in the seven counties served by ESU 8 participated in this year’s Junior High School Quiz Bowl. They included:

  1. Atkinson St. Joseph’s
  2. Battle Creek
  3. Chambers
  4. Clearwater-Orchard
  5. quiz-bowl-6-8_1Elgin Public
  6. Ewing Public
  7. Madison Public
  8. Neligh-Oakdale
  9. Newman Grove
  10. Norfolk Christ Lutheran
  11. Norfolk Junior High
  12. Norfolk Middle School
  13. O’Neill Public
  14. O’Neill St. Mary’s
  15. quiz-bowl-6-8_2Osmond Community Schools
  16. Pierce Public Schools
  17. Pierce Zion Lutheran
  18. Stanton Community Schools
  19. Stuart Public
  20. West Holt
  21.  Wheeler Central