WINNERS … Montpelier Elementary School took first place in the Williams County Elementary Quiz Bowl. Pictured on the winning team in the front row from left to right is Nolan Gibbs, Jayce Feeney and Lilly Owen, in the back row is Nash Miller, Klayton Maugherman, Tyce Fleurkens and Coach Barb Turner. (PHOTOS BY LINDSAY PHILLIPS, STAFF)
RUNNER UP … Bryan Elementary School took runner-up at the Williams County Elementary Quiz Bowl. Pictured in the front row from left or right is Zachary Hess and Luke Spitnale, in the back row from left to right is Aubrey Kunsman, Nathan Root, Max Neff and Keaton Myers.
The Williams County Elementary Quiz Bowl, for students in fifth and sixth grades, was held on October 25, 2022, at Bryan Elementary School.
The quiz bowl is a double-elimination tournament in which nine teams from Williams County schools competed.
Teams included students from Bryan, Edon Northwest, Edgerton, Millcreek-West Unity, Montpelier, North Central, Stryker, St. Mary, and St. Patrick.
After seven rounds, the winning team was Montpelier who correctly answered for the last point in a tie-breaking set of questions.
Montpelier was undefeated throughout the competition and won with a final score of 12-11. Bryan was runner-up. Montpelier last won this event during the 1997-98 school year.
The event was coordinated by Stacey Parrish, Education Consultant, from the Northwest Ohio Educational Service Center (NwOESC).
Moderators for the event were Kallie Gensler, Ashley Ensign, Jane Myers, and Dorothy Lambert, all from the NwOESC.