ROCKFORD (WIFR) -- The Keith Middle School Scholastic Bowl Team captured first place in the regional competition held on April 24 in East Moline, Illinois. For the title, Keith defeated Amboy Middle School 210-185.
The team will now compete for the sectional title on May 4 in East Moline. Members of the Keith team are: Kristie Bodak, Arib Bari, Spencer Folkerts, Rebecca Lisk, Jayden Knutson, Rebecca Lisk, Shelby Martin, Missy McKillip, Grant Nagel, Robert Raleigh, Audrey Roh, and Haley Shaw.
The Keith School team advisor, Mrs. Kristin Burns, commended the Keith students on their performance.
“These results really reflect on the academic excellence that is part of the Keith School college-prep curriculum. The entire faculty supported the team’s preparation for this prestigious competition. The students were impressive.”