Rippon Middle School earns nine medals at National History Bowl competition
Posted on 06/06/2018
RPMS Students that participated in the National History BowlMembers of the Rippon Middle School Geography and History Bee Club garnered nine medals at the national finals of the National History Bee, held in Atlanta, Georgia. At place 27, the Rippon team placed in the top 32 middle schools nationally. The National History Bee is a buzzer-based history quiz competition for individuals and a bowl team of up to six students.

In the individual competition, George Tamakloe, earned a medal for placing in the top 50 players in the nation in the sixth-grade division. Both Utsav Adhikari and Joshua Tamakloe earned a medal in the seventh-grade division. Daniel Horvath earned a medal in the eighth-grade division.

Also representing Rippon Middle School extremely well in this national competition – Nelson Loosli, Monika Miranda, Ausdin Rahman, Iqra Ahmad and Riana Interlicchia. The team sponsors are Thomas Warzywak, Domnick Virgillo, and Ryan Hughes.

“The Rippon Middle School Geography and History Bee Club would like to thank Bill Bixby (associate superintendent for middle schools, PWCS), Jeff Girvan (supervisor, history and social science, PWCS), and Scott Bergquist (Rippon principal). We could not have done this without their help and support, and this was an incredible experience that these kids will remember forever,” Warzywak said. “The students and sponsors cannot thank them enough for their generous support of the program at Rippon. You have no idea the impact they have made in the lives of these kids.”