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Weatherford High School Whiz Quiz team places second in state

January 26, 2011 by Anonymous

Weatherford High School Whiz Quiz team places second in state

Weatherford High School’s Whiz Quiz Team placed second in state by earning 1,290 points at the recent Knowledge Masters Open.

Last fall, approximately 627 high schools participated in event. Out of a possible 2000-point perfect score, the WHS Whiz Quiz team earned 1,290 points.

Members of the WHS Whiz Quiz team include:

Seniors:

Shelby Addy

Stephanie Novak

Morgan Boggs

Spencer Christiansen

Terrell Saltarelli

Jay McNew

Mallory Smith

Juniors:

Marci Houle

Seth Coonrod

Jeff Limbocker

Rebecca Goldstein

Sponsor:
Tammy Jones

The Knowledge Masters Open is a computer-based semi-annual worldwide academic competition in which teams of students earn points by answering multiple-choice questions quickly and accurately. The questions includes fifteen subject areas: American history, world history, government, recent events, economics & law, geography, literature, English, math, physical science, biology, earth science, health & psychology, fine arts, and useless trivia.

Teams have 2 chances to answer each question and can earn points based upon the speed of their response.

Members of the WHS Whiz Quiz team present at the Jan. 20 Board meeeting include (from left) Jeff Limbocker, Rebecca Goldstein, Shelby Addy, Stephanie Novak, Terrell Saltarelli, Marci Houle, Mallory Smith, Spencer Christiansen, Seth Coonrod, and sponsor Tammy Jones (photo by DERIK MOORE).

Sports Calendar

Tuesday, December 2

  • Aledo Bearcats vs. Birdville, B 6 p.m., A 4:30 p.m., JV 6 p.m. and Varsity 7:30 p.m.

  • Aledo Ladycats at Springtown, Freshmen 5:30 p.m., JV 5:30 p.m. and Varsity 7 p.m.

Thursday, December 4

  • Aledo Ladycats Freshmen and JV at Mineral Wells Invitational

  • Aledo Bearcats B, A, JV and Varsity at Weatherford New Car Dealers Tournament

  • Aledo Ladycats Varsity at Fort Worth Cowtown Classic

Tuesday, December 9

  • Aledo Bearcats vs. Stephenville at Aledo High School, B 6 p.m., A 4:30 p.m., JV 6 p.m. and Varsity 7:30 p.m.

  • Aledo Ladycats at Granbury, Freshmen 5 p.m., JV 5 p.m. and Varsity 6:30 p.m., *District Game

Thursday, December 11

  • Aledo Bearcats B, A, JV and Varsity at Decatur Tournament

Monday, December 15

  • Aledo Bearcats vs. Southwest at Aledo High School, B 5 p.m., A 5 p.m. and JV 6:30 p.m.

Tuesday, December 16

  • Aledo Ladycats vs. Cleburne at Aledo High School, Freshmen 5 p.m., JV 5 p.m. and Varsity 6:30 p.m., *District Game

Friday, December 19

  • Aledo Bearcats vs. Joshua at Aledo High School, A 8 p.m., JV 5 p.m. and Varsity 6:30 p.m., *District Game

  • Aledo Ladycats vs. Joshua at Aledo High School, Freshmen 6:30 p.m., JV 5 p.m. and Varsity 8 p.m., *District Game

Monday, December 29

  • Aledo Bearcats Varsity at Moritz Auto Group Holiday Classic, Aledo

  • Aledo Ladycats Varsity at Fibermax Caprock Classic, Lubbock

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