Holyoke Elementary Students Compete in Brain Bowl
Saturday March 10th two teams from Holyoke Elementary School competed in the Ft. Morgan Optimist’s Club annual Brain Bowl competition. Each team consisted of 6 members who answered questions in the areas of literature, science, math, history, technology and trivia. Students competed against teams from other schools to earn points during one written round and four oral rounds of questions. The 5-6th grade team placed fourth place out of 11 teams, and the 3-4th grade team placed fifth out of 14 teams. Students were chosen to participate on the team based upon a general knowledge assessment. Representing the 3-4 grades were: Tate Dille, Slaton Burris, Jillian Warren, Josie Herman, Rylan Worley, and Tristen Roll. Students on the 5-6th grade team were: Alex Vieselmeyer, Brenna Sullivan, Kyra Loutensock, Anna Jelden, Kaitlynn Prelle, and Luke Krogmeier. Students practiced questions and strategy for eight weeks to prepare for the competition. Coaches for the Brain Bowl teams were: Christina Martinez and Laura Loutensock.