Archive for Wednesday, November 28, 2007

THS students to compete for time on TV

November 28, 2007

Tonganoxie High School will be one of more than 90 schools participating in the 2007-08 Quest academic competition Saturday at Washburn University in Topeka.

The contest, co-sponsored by KTWU, a PBS affiliate in Topeka, and Washburn, allows teams of high school students throughout Kansas to compete against one another in answering questions on topics such as art, literature, history, math and science.

Teams earning the top 16 scores advance to the finals and will return to Topeka several times for taping sessions. The televised Quest competition will air on KTWU from February through May 2008, when the championship team will be named.

Representing THS are: junior Robert Brotherton, senior Donald Dyster Jr., junior Christopher Jordan, junior Alicia Osborne, junior, junior Austin Smith, and senior Kristen Titterington. The team's coach is Ron Lewis.

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