Showdown at the Obion County School District's Academic Bowl 2023

Lauren Kendall

Obion County, TN- The much-anticipated School District Academic Bowl took place on May 12, 2023, showcasing the intellect and teamwork of talented students from within the district. The event brought together bright minds from every school, all eager to test their knowledge.

The Academic Bowl consisted of multiple rounds, covering a wide range of academic subjects, including mathematics, science, literature, history, and current affairs. The competition was structured in a quiz show format, with teams of students buzzing in to answer questions and earn points for their respective schools.

The teams had prepared extensively, studying for months to ensure they were well-versed in a variety of subjects. The students displayed exceptional knowledge and quick thinking, impressing the audience with their responses. The questions ranged from challenging equations to obscure historical events, pushing the contestants to dig deep into their understanding of the material. It was evident that hours of studying and practice had paid off, with each team member contributing their unique strengths to gain another point for their team.

The School District's Academic Bowl not only showcased the academic prowess of the students but also emphasized the importance of teamwork, dedication, and a thirst for knowledge. It served as a reminder of the exceptional talent within the district and the bright future ahead for these young scholars.

The event concluded with a closing ceremony, where participants were applauded for their exceptional efforts. School administrators, teachers, and parents all expressed their pride for the students' achievements, recognizing the significance of their dedication and hard work.

Champions: Hillcrest
Academic Bowl Champions: HillcrestPhoto byLauren Kendall/Obion Co. Schools

Left to Right: Anna Heathcott, Libby Carmen, Colton Johnson, Jack Hepler, Carter Ayers, Courtney Gantt (Coach), Tena Thompson (Coach), Conner Forbes Connor Reaves, Luke Bing, Wyatt Gantt, Ellie Evans.

Runner Up: Lake Road
Runner Up: Lake RoadPhoto byLauren Kendall/Obion Co. Schools

Back Row, Left to Right: Avery Crittendon, Bronson Pergande, Jeffery Roberson, Jason Pate (Coach), Weston Quinn, Vivian May, Brady Dunn.

Front Row, Left to Right: Bentleigh Lamphier, JP Robertson, Hailey Sampson, Jayden Evans, SJ Gabriel, Harlee Johnson.

Ridgemont Academic Bowl ParticipantsPhoto byLauren Kendall/Obion Co Schools

Back Row, Left to Right: Kelli Wisener (Coach), Logan Ross, Emily Webb, John Reed Worrell, Xander Barnes, Rowan Barnes, Denise Davidson (Coach).

Front Row, Left to Right: Abygail Sawyer, Davis Taylor, Kasey Ellis, Kara Gallimore, Caitlin Neace, Noe Tejeda.

Black Oak:
Black Oak ContestantsPhoto byLauren Kendall/Obion Co Schools

Back Row, Left to Right: Chase Sowell (Coach), Cameron Homra, Kyler Buckelew, Chloe Adams, Natalie Thweatt, and Landon Eaves.

Middle Row, Left to Right: Conner Thweatt, Isabella Bartz, Tucker Cagle, and Brody Reed.

Front Row, Left to Right: Zealand Alarcon, Julian Menees, and Sawyer Homra

South Fulton Middle School:
South Fulton Middle School ParticipantsPhoto byLauren Kendall/Obion Co. Schools

Left to Right: David Whitesell (Coach), Brooke Buchanan, Cherish Nance, Callie Tucker, Kaylin Tucker, Parker Burden, and Abigail Hardy.

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