All “A-Buzz” about LRSD Middle School Quiz Bowl!

The 2012 LRSD Middle School Quiz Bowl was a huge success!  The annual Quiz Bowl competition for middle schools took place Friday, April 27 at Pulaski Tech South.  A special thanks is extended to Quiz Bowl students, coaches, and parents who participated from six middle schools:  Cloverdale, Dunbar, Henderson, Mabelvale, Mann, and Pulaski Heights.

Pulaski Heights I earned First Place, followed by Mann in Second Place, with Mabelvale I and Cloverdale coming in third.  The top three finishers received individuals medals and a trophy.  All participating schools received trophies recognizing the commitment, training, and participation required for Quiz Bowl.

Teams from Cloverdale, Dunbar, Henderson, Mabelvale, Mann, and Pulaski Heights Middle Schools, the coaches, and the parents are to be commended for making Quiz Bowl  such a rewarding and valuable experience for students. The following District and community members also played significant roles in this year’s tournament: moderator, Jason Finney from Forest Park Elementary; score-keepers Teresa Carpenter from Williams Elementary and Colleen Pritz from Pulaski Heights MS; time-keeper Rhonda Adams from Gibbs Elementary; and judges Laura Beth Arnold, Social Studies Coordinator, Dr. C. Fred Williams (Ret.)from UALR’s History Department, and Beth Collins (Ret.).  Collins’ work behind the scenes with Pulaski Tech and with tournament preparation also made the event a success.