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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

Thursday, August 21

  • AHS Varsity at Northwest Classic Varsity Tournament through Aug. 23, times TBA

Friday, August 22

  • AHS Varsity vs. Pascal at Aledo, a.m.

  • AHS Varsity at Byron Nelson Scrimmage, 9 a.m.

  • Trinity Christian Academy High School at Lakehill Prep, 6:00 p.m.

Tuesday, August 26

  • AHS Varsity vs. Joshua at Aledo, 3:30 p.m.

  • AHS vs. Stephenville at Aledo;
    Varsity, 6:30 p.m.;
    JV, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th A, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th B, 6:30 p.m.

Thursday, August 28

  • AHS Varsity at Volleypalozza Varsity Tournament through Aug. 30, times TBA

  • AHS JV at Joshua, 4:00 p.m.

Friday, August 29

  • Trinity Christian Academy JH at Fort Worth Academy, 5:00 p.m.

  • AHS Varsity vs. Cedar Park at Baylor University's McLane Stadium, Waco, Texas, 7:30 p.m.

  • Trinity Christian Academy Varsity vs. Granbury Cornerstone at Aledo Middle School, 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, August 30

  • AHS at Marcus I Invitational, North Lakes Park, Denton, Texas 76201, 7:00 a.m.

Tuesday, September 2

  • AHS Varsity at Burleson Centennial, 3:30 p.m.

  • AHS at Denton Guyer;
    Varsity, 6:30 p.m.;
    JV, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th A, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th B, 6:30 p.m.

Thursday, September 4

  • AHS JV vs. Burleson Centennial at Aledo, 4:00 p.m.

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