Edmonson Voice Staff Report:
Academic Team members Brody Johnson, Jonas Miller, Evy Bolton, & Emma Sackett represented ECMS this past weekend at the Junior National Beta Convention in Oklahoma City.
The four students took a written test and the top eight teams qualified to compete in an oral quiz bowl.
During the Quarterfinals Edmonson County defeated Most Blessed Sacrament, from Louisiana 380-20. In the Semi-finals EC defeated Maiden Middle School, North Carolina, 290-110 and in the finals defeated Prattville Middle School, Alabama, 380-120.
This is the first time in the school’s history to earn a state and national Beta Quiz Bowl Championship.
In the national individual written testing Brody received third in Language Arts, Jonas received second in Social Studies, and Emma received second in Poetry.
This was the last middle school competition for Brody and Jonas.