Beacon Fifth-graders Place First

by Jay Wintermeyer

Fifth grade regional Knowledge Bowl champions: Claire James, Kendra Beardsley, Dylan Hill and Ian Schroetlin.

LEWISTON, Idaho, 2-03-2014 -Four fifth-graders from Beacon Christian School in Lewiston, Wash. placed first in Lewiston district knowledge bowl.

Because of their efforts, the fifth grade team qualified for the regional knowledge bowl finals held at the Clarkston High School on Monday Feb. 3. Teams from Anatone, Asotin, Pomeroy, Clarkston and Lewiston were eligible for regionals.

The topic for the regional competition was “Classical Music.” The map was Africa’s countries and capitals and the math portion was story problems.

At the end of the four rounds, Beacon fifth-graders completed their successful season with a first place finish. Good job brains!