Students take part in Jr. High Regional Knowledge Bowl

The Marshall seventh- through ninth-grade knowledge bowl team participated in SW/WC Service Cooperative’s Junior High Knowledge Bowl Regional Competition on Jan. 9 in Marshall.

More than 100 teams from 37 districts participated in the Junior High Knowledge Bowl program.

Winners at the Region 6 Sub-Regional on Jan. 4 were: 1st Ortonville No. 1, 2nd Willmar No. 1, and 3rd Canby No. 1. Winners at the Region 8 Sub-Regional on Jan. 7 were 1st Marshall No. 1, 2nd Fulda No. 1, and 3rd Marshall No. 1. The 51 teams that placed in the top half at each sub-regional event advanced to the regional competition on Jan. 9.

The winning teams at the final event were: 1st Willmar No. 1, Ortonville No. 1, and Willmar No. 1.

Winning teams at the regional event were awarded picture plaques and also individual awards.

The competition was sponsored by the SW/WC Service Cooperative’s Student Activities Program with support from the Student Enrichment Sponsors.