Plew ES Academic Team Places First In Thinking Cap Quiz Bowl

Plew Elementary School’s Academic Team recently placed first in the state and first in the Southeast region in the Thinking Cap Quiz Bowl, a computer-based test of 100 multiple choice questions taken via the Internet.

Areas covered in the competition included math, geography, government, sports, spelling, science, literature, English, history, and general information.

Under the direction of Coach Michael Scrivner, Plew Elementary School’s team met once a week to prepare for the competition.

“My team answered 96 out of 100 questions correctly, edging out Providence Spring Elementary of Charlotte, N.C., by 27 points,” said Scrivner.

Plew Elementary School’s Academic Team members are Raymond Martin, Liam Bennet, Mackenzie Wood, Keegan Phillips, Joseph Huisken, Jasmine Evans, Jay Marquardt, Teertho Bhattacharya, Gavin Mattern, and Clara Bradley.