SUBMITTED BY MHS BEAR FACTS –
BY SARAH TOLBERT
On Friday, January 16th, Mena’s Junior High Quiz Bowl Team received 3rd place honors from the DMEC Invitational Quiz Bowl Tournament. A total of 10 teams from Acorn, Ashdown, Caddo Hills, Cossatot River, Dierks, Mena, Mineral Springs, Mt.Ida, Nashville and Oden participated in the tournament.
After three qualifying rounds against Ashdown, Mt.Ida, and Mineral Springs, they were seeded 4th for the single elimination bracket. Following a first round bye, they defeated Dierks but fell to first place winner, Acorn.
Mena went on to defeat Caddo Hills in the consolation round. Team members include Shreetika Gyanwali, Emiley Sorge, Payton Medlin, Torrey Voisin, Ryan Sullivan, Daniel Green, Christopher Thompson, Misael Knight, Morgan Fairless, and Tyra Dollarhyde.