Galva High School finished first at the 2015 Lincoln Trail Conference Scholastic Bowl Meet hosted by Black Hawk College. Fifty high school students from 10 schools in the Lincoln Trail Conference competed Feb. 28 at the college’s East Campus near Kewanee. Annawan High School placed second, and Wethersfield High School took third.
In this event, student teams compete to answer questions from a variety of categories such as history, literature, mathematics, music and science. This was the fourth year Black Hawk College hosted the event.
The participating schools were AlWood, Annawan, Cambridge, Galva, Mercer County, Princeville, ROWVA, Stark County, West Central and Wethersfield.
Pictured below are the Top 10 Individual award winners from left to right: Kirk Watson (Black Hawk College faculty), Claire Fettis (4th, Annawan), Liz Wolf (5th, Annawan), Jetta Taylor (tied for 9th, Princeville), Jenna Speer (tied for 9th, Mercer County), Tristan Akers (3rd, Cambridge), Chris North (1st, Galva), Sean Welch (6th, R.O.W.V.A), Brock Titlow (7th Wethersfield), Audrey Vice (2nd, West Central) and Alan Abbott ( Black Hawk College faculty). Not pictured was Grace Klooster (8th, Stark County).