HUGHESVILLE, Md. (March 30, 2009)—SMECO recently hosted an online general knowledge quiz for more than 350 students who participated in the 15th Annual Elementary School Computer Bowl. Fourth and fifth graders from 24 elementary schools in Calvert, Charles, and St. Mary's counties competed in the event.
The Elementary Computer Bowl quiz tested the students' knowledge of mathematics, history, grammar, current affairs, and other subjects. Working in teams of six, competitors used school computers to access a special Web site created by SMECO to solve problems and answer questions. Teams were given one hour to complete the 75-question quiz.
Winners are listed below by team name and school.
-- First Place - Berry's Brainy Bunch, Berry Elementary, Charles County
-- Second Place - Gators, Green Holly Elementary, St. Mary's County
-- Third Place - Sea Gals, Beach Elementary, Calvert County
Calvert County Winners
-- First Place - SeaGals, Beach Elementary
-- Second Place - The Appeal Leopards, Appeal Elementary
-- Third Place - Seahawks, Sunderland Elementary
Charles County Winners
-- First Place - Berry's Brainy Bunch, Berry Elementary
-- Second Place - Vaughan's Victors, Mitchell Elementary
-- Third Place - Berry Best Brain Busters, Berry Elementary
St. Mary's County Winners
-- First Place - Gators, Green Holly Elementary
-- Second Place - Hollywood Ospreys, Hollywood Elementary
-- Third Place - Terrapins I, Town Creek Elementary
The Elementary Computer Bowl is sponsored by SMECO and the Calvert, Charles, and St. Mary's county school systems.