Words: Vaishnavi Mahalingam
On April 2, three of Centennial’s It’s Academic teams competed in the Thomas Jefferson Invitational Academic Tournament in Fairfax, Virginia. Centennial’s A team, sophomores Jakob Boeye, Bryce Plunkett, Fayyaz Zaidi, and captain Steen Alme, defeated rival groups from Montgomery Blair and Langley High Schools. The A team secured the championship trophy for Centennial.
Next Saturday, April 9, Centennial’s It’s Academic team will compete at the Richard Montgomery Tournament, and on Sunday, April 10, Centennial will be hosting 34 middle and elementary school teams for a student-run QuizBowl tournament.
The following week, the teams will take part in the Johns Hopkins Tournament, and on the weekend of April 23, five of Centennial’s teams will be competing in the History Bowl National Tournament in Crystal City, VA. Additionally, It’s Academic will film its semifinal round for the TV Tournament, scheduled to take place on Saturday, April 30.
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