Academics Students

LHWHS Quiz Bowl Team Earns Trip to National Tournament

The LHWHS Quiz Bowl Team took first place at the National Academic Quiz Tournaments (NAQT) Missouri State Qualifier at Columbia College on March 5.

With the victory, the team advances to the NAQT National Championship in Atlanta on May 27-29.

The team of Max Yang (11, team captain), Will Bender (12), Yuvan Chali (11), Anthony Chaboude (12), Lucia Li (10), and Sophia Xu (10) defeated 30 other teams from around the state at the March 5 event.

Additionally, Yang placed third in individual points scored out of 152 competitors.

LHWHS last qualified for the national tournament in 2019, when it placed 19th in a field of more than 300 teams.