Port Clinton Middle School Academic Challenge Teams in grades six, seven and eight brought home the Ottawa County Championships. Under the direction of advisor Kerry Fial the teams now qualify for the Champions of Champions match at Bowling Green State University in December.
The Grade 8 team included Eva Klimentov, Alex Hill, Kai Weit, Lincoln Beasley, Mason Short, and Isaac Apple. The grade seven team includes members Rylie Budinger, Liam Coppeler, Adam Fitt, Liam Johnson, Ethan Reed, and Ryan Kueling. Grade six team members include Maya Klimentov, Evan Roberts and Jaelyn Mazur.
“Our teams demonstrated terrific sportsmanship, a willingness to try, no matter what, and enthusiasm for academia,” said Fial.
The Grade 5 team from Bataan Memorial Intermediate Elementary placed second at the challenge. Their team members include Lily Bennett, Isabella Hill, Cody Franks, Eric Ward, Logan Marvicsin, Kendyll Hartlaub, Max Tupa, Dean Coppeler, and Henry Gabel. Abbey Fry is the grade five Academic Challenge Advisor.
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