Jamestown Junior High Academic Teams Earn Top Spots in Competition

Members of the Jamestown Junior High Math Contest Team who took first place at the CCAA Junior High Math Contest March 14 at Higbee; front row, from left, are Seventh Grade Math contestants Mackenzie Strother (who placed first), Mickayla Strother (who placed second) and Darian Wolfe; middle row, Seventh Grade Math contestants Morgan Angle (who placed tenth), Erica Crider, Alexis Muri (who placed third), Alli Muri, Jordan Oerly, Regan Russell and Emily Scheperle; back row, Pre-Algebra/Junior High Math contestants Trevor Barbour (who placed eighth), Stephanie Birkmann (who placed first), Abigail Couch, Andrew Couch, Alex Gerlach (who placed ninth), Garrett Jones and Andrew Nott (who placed fifth).

Members of the Jamestown Junior High Math Contest Team who took first place at the CCAA Junior High Math Contest March 14 at Higbee; front row, from left, are Seventh Grade Math contestants Mackenzie Strother (who placed first), Mickayla Strother (who placed second) and Darian Wolfe; middle row, Seventh Grade Math contestants Morgan Angle (who placed tenth), Erica Crider, Alexis Muri (who placed third), Alli Muri, Jordan Oerly, Regan Russell and Emily Scheperle; back row, Pre-Algebra/Junior High Math contestants Trevor Barbour (who placed eighth), Stephanie Birkmann (who placed first), Abigail Couch, Andrew Couch, Alex Gerlach (who placed ninth), Garrett Jones and Andrew Nott (who placed fifth). Photo by John Inman.

Two Jamestown Junior High academic teams, the Junior High Math Team and Scholar Bowl Team, both took first place in recent tournaments. The Jamestown CCAA Junior High Math Team, sponsored by teacher Kim Hardwick, took first place at the CCAA Junior High Math Contest March 14 at Higbee. Jamestown competed against Bunceton, Higbee, Malta Bend, Otterville, Pilot Grove and Prairie Home. Each student takes a 40-minute test of 20 multiple-choice questions.

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Alex Imhoff, left, and Alex Gerlach, right, both made the All Conference Scholar Bowl Team at the Conference Scholar Bowl held March 24 at Prairie Home.

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Members of the Jamestown Junior High Scholar Bowl Team which took first place at the Scholar Bowl held March 24 at Prairie Home; front row, from left, are Trevor Barbour, Devin Simmons, Andrew Couch and Abigail Couch; back row, Alex Gerlach, Alex Imhoff, Andrew Nott, Stephanie Birkmann and Haily Owens.

For more of this story check out the April 6 issue of the California Democrat.

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