Elementary Students Compete in Knowledge Quiz - Southern Maryland Headline News

Elementary Students Compete in Knowledge Quiz


HUGHESVILLE, Md. (March 14, 2012)—SMECO recently hosted an online general knowledge quiz for more than 220 students who participated in the 18th Annual Elementary School Knowledge Bowl. Twenty-eight teams of fourth- and fifth-graders from 18 elementary schools in Calvert, Charles, and St. Mary's counties competed in the event.

The Elementary School Knowledge 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 an online test created by Regina Greely of St. Mary's County Public Schools to solve problems and answer questions. Teams were given 75 minutes to complete the 75-question quiz. At the conclusion of the competition, SMECO posted the overall results, as well as results by county, on its website.

The Elementary Knowledge Bowl is sponsored by SMECO and the Calvert, Charles, and St. Mary's county school systems.

Winners are listed below by team name and school.

Overall Winners:

-- First Place - Osprey 1, Leonardtown Elementary School, St. Mary's County

-- Second Place - Osprey 2, Leonardtown Elementary School, St. Mary's County

-- Third Place - Tigers 2, Dr. James Craik Elementary School, Charles County

Calvert County Winners:

-- First Place - Seahawks, Sunderland Elementary

Charles County Winners:

-- First Place - Tigers 2, Dr. James Craik Elementary

-- Second Place - Tigers 1, Dr. James Craik Elementary

-- Third Place - T.C. Martin Tigers, T.C. Martin Elementary

St. Mary's County Winners:

-- First Place - Osprey 1, Leonardtown Elementary

-- Second Place - Osprey 2, Leonardtown Elementary

-- Third Place - Gators, Green Holly Elementary

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