CALLOWAY COUNTY, Ky. (4/10/13) – On April 6th, four students from the Calloway County Middle School Academic Team competed in the Regional History Bee in Nashville, Tennessee.
Claire Umstead, Chance Roberts, Griffen Sheridan and Braxton Bogard endured several rounds of questions amongst the brightest in the Nashville Regional Final. When the tournament was over, two students, Griffen Sheridan and Braxton Bogard, qualified for the National History Bee to be held in Atlanta, GA.
There were approximately 100 students at the regional competition. Griffen placed in the top 10 at the tournament automatically advancing him to the national tournament, while Braxton Bogard maintained qualifying scores that earned him an invitation to the national tournament. Griffen and Braxton are two of three students that will be representing Western Kentucky at this competition.
The four CCMS students on the National History Bee team are coached by Scott Pile and Mitch Hultman. The National History Bee will take place on June 1st at the Hyatt Regency Hotel.
Information provided by David Dowdy
Photo provided by Calloway County Middle School
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