The Lincoln Land Community College Quiz Bowl “A” Team won the sectional tournament hosted at LLCC Jan. 25 and now advances to the national community college championship in Atlanta, Ga. Feb. 28-March 1. The LLCC “A” Team has a record of nine wins and no losses. The LLCC “B” team finished third in the tournament. Other participating teams were Frontier Community College (second place) and Rend Lake College (fourth place).
Individual toss-up awards were won by LLCC’s Brett Davis (second) and Samuel Woolsey (third). First place for toss-ups was won by Clay Hoskins of Frontier Community College. Moderators included Samantha Reif, instructor, geology; Aaron Staley, former Quiz Bowl team member; and Donald Taylor, a local Quiz Bowl expert. Friends and family of team members also assisted with timing and scoring.
LLCC “A” Team (L-R): Coach Eve Fischberg, professor in the LLCC Occupational Therapy Assistant Program; Samuel Woolsey; Brett Davis; Lauren Gleason; Allie Penrod.
LLCC “B” team (L- R): Coach Eve Fischberg, Clark Johnson; Jacob Webb, Nick Shelton, Tyler Mathews.