Gogebic Community College annual Spring High School Quiz Bowl yesterday.
Written by Jesse Baroka on March 15, 2019
IRONWOOD – Gogebic Community College hosted students from all over the UP and Northern Wisconsin yesterday for the annual Spring High School Quiz Bowl. Retired math teacher and coordinator for the event Carl Vaara said roughly 150 high school students came to compete in this year’s tournament. The competition consisted of three rounds in the morning. Students then ate pizza, which was provided by the college, before the championship games held in the early afternoon. The Houghton I team beat Ironwood II by a score of 400 to 295 in the varsity final. In the Little 8 Division, Houghton II team defeated Bessemer III by a score of 335 to 255. Ironwood and Quiz Bowl coach Ted Sim said the event gives kids a chance to put their academic knowledge to the test and gives them an outlet for their competitiveness.