AMSE Quiz Bowl Meets the Challenge of NAQT
Posted 11/21/2016 11:44AM

Quick and Accurate Responses Earn VCS Students 3rd Place


L to R:  Andrew Rao, Omeed Askary, Srikar Kollipara,
Devyan Biswas, Zac Coleman, and Vivian Dai

On November 12th, Omeed Askary and Andrew Rao competed and won 3rd place among 28 teams at the California Cup competition. This placement earned them a spot to compete in the National Quiz Bowl Championship next May. Additional team members listed above enjoyed the challenge and experience of the competition.  Congratulations to Omeed for placing 3rd in the individual competition!

The NAQT (National Academic Quiz Tournaments) was founded in 1996 by competitors who now serve in the professional world as college professors, high school teachers, lawyers, engineers, software developers, physicians and research scientists.  Teams from across the  nation and around the world compete in this activity which expands their understanding of all academic subjects, including STEM. 


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