Placing first in the sixth grade Knowledge Bowl competition was the Delta Middle School team comprised of Kaleb Hawkins, Isaac Timbreza, Sam Rodriguez and Jaspar Carmichael. The team is coached by Evan Cummings and Danielle Lopez (coordinator, not pictured).
Delta Middle School hosted the sixth grade Knowledge Bowl on Tuesday, April 3, with nine schools competing. Participating schools were from Paonia Junior/Senior High School, Hotchkiss K-8, Crawford, Cedaredge Middle, and Delta Middle.
The sixth grade Cedaredge Knowledge Bowl team placed second. Samantha Ribbens, Hannah Hath-away, Jessica Craig, Axyle Belveal and Peter Carlson are coached by Michael Long.
It was great competition with Delta claiming first with 46 points. Cedaredge and Paonia tied with 45, but in a 10-question tie breaker Cedaredge finished over Paonia.
The following day, April 4, 12 county seventh-eighth grade teams competed. Delta Academy of Applied Learning captured top honors. Paonia took the silver and Hotchkiss the bronze.
Corbin Beck, Caden Meilner, Clay Campbell and Jonas Johnson placed third in the sixth grade Knowledge Bowl competition. They are coached by Bob Bushta.
Winning DAAL team members are pictured with Coach Kim Egging — Zack Valdez, Wyatt Scott, Mikayla Hannegrefs, Ben Sandoval and Brant Jensen.
The seventh-eighth grade Knowledge Bowl team from Paonia placed second. Pictured are (front) Chelsea Meilner, Dominic Harman, Marisa Edmondson; (back) Noah Haswell, Blake Benson, Coach Bill Gladbach.
Andrew Oviedo, Rory Molacek, Echo Miller-Barnes and Patrick Keleher placed third in the seventh-eighth grade Knowledge Bowl competition. Their coach is Tucker Moore.