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GT/RA Named Quiz Bowl Champs

By Staff | Jan 30, 2014

FFA QUIZ BOWL CHAMPS -- For the second time, Graettinger-Terril/Ruthven-Ayrshire took home the traveling trophy for first place in the FFA Quiz Bowl. Team members are (from the left) Eric Sundall, Lane Reiman,Bodi Rouse,Tony Stearns and Justin Schmidt. Their coach is Caryn Graham. --submitted photo

The second annual Palo Alto Growers Association FFA Quiz Bowl was held Saturday, Jan. 25. Three county high school teams participated.

For the second time, Graettinger-Terril/Ruthven-Ayrshire took home the traveling trophy for first place. The scoring was close, but West Bend-Mallard edged out the Emmetsburg team for second place.

First place earned $500 for their program, second place earned $300, and third place took $200.

West Bend-Mallard also went home with an extra $100 for having the largest number of audience members. The competition was fierce, and everyone seemed to have a good time.

The Palo Alto Growers Association extends their thanks to Iowa Lakes Community College for providing the location and refreshments for the contestants and audience.

EMMETSBURG FFA team members participating in the FFA Quiz Bowl are (from the left) Will Schany, Brent Wesley, Grant Deitering, Katie Hoffman and Jake Kibbie.Their coach is Randy Nosbisch. The Quiz Bowl was sponsored by the Palo Alto Growers Association. --submitted photo

The Palo Alto Growers Association also thank the Iowa Corn Growers Association for providing monetary support and Brian Peterson, the ICGA representative for this district, for serving as the MC and Quizmaster.

WEST BEND-MALLARD FFA earned second place. Team members are (from the left)?Evan Fehr, Carson Wirtz, Braden Knoblock, Jack Fehr and Travis Fehr. Their coach is Anita Fisher. --submitted photo