Pictured is the Gray Stone Day School winning team.
Front row: Mr. Clay Honeycutt, Gabe Reeder, Corbett Webster, Mr. Wesley Dry.
Middle row: Bryce Biehle, Robert Shelton, Shawn An, Chloé Bell, Lance Gould, Amanda Dorsey, Connor Morin, Matthew Thomas, Tom Bristol.
Back row: Mr. Ryan Habeeb, Nathan Shanes, Kyle Van Horn. Not pictured, Anna Tedeschi.
On Saturday, February 23, Stanly Community College (SCC) held the Stanly County High School 2019 Quiz Bowl at SCC’s Albemarle campus. This academic competition is designed to recognize and encourage academically-oriented high school students.
After months of preparation, teams from Albemarle High School, Gray Stone Day School, North Stanly High School, Stanly Early College, South Stanly High School, and West Stanly High School competed against one another.
The winner of the 2019 Quiz Bowl was Gray Stone Day School, coached by Mr. Clay Honeycutt, Mr. Wesley Dry, and Mr. Ryan Habeeb. The double elimination competition ended with a final match between West Stanly High School and Gray Stone Day School.
The Gray Stone team was presented a trophy to be displayed at the school, as well as $150 cash prize. The event and prizes were sponsored by Stanly Community College, Pfeiffer University, Stanly County Schools, Gray Stone Day School, Uwharrie Bank and the Stanly County Public Library.
Gray Stone Day School will compete in the Regional Quiz Bowl on Saturday, March 23, at 10:00 a.m., at the Halifax County Agricultural Center Auditorium, Halifax, NC.
“There is a great deal of hard work that goes into making this day a success,” stated Mrs. Tanya Nicks, SCC Instructor, and Quiz Bowl Committee Chair. “I would like to thank all our sponsors, coaches, volunteers and especially the students for participating and making this year’s Quiz Bowl another success.”
This event was recorded by the Marketing Department of Stanly Community College and is currently airing on SCC-TV Spectrum Cable Channel 21 and on the College's YouTube channel at https://www.youtube.com/user/stanlytv.