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Pine Bluffs Hornets WAC team takes First

 

October 8, 2020

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Above: Greg Fornstrom, Twyla Butler, Andrea Salazar, and (front) Diana Sanchez WAC team.

On Saturday, October 3rd, Pine Bluffs participated in the first virtual Wyoming Academic Challenge competition. When the dust settled, they were victorious. The team not only brought home first place, but also each team member received a 1-year scholarship from Western Wyoming Community College.

"The technology element is new for us, but the kids responded to this new challenge well and brought their A-game," said Kestner, the PBHS WAC coach.

Without buzzers in this new format, questions alternated back and forth between two teams. Teams had to play 4 rounds of 60 questions, testing their k...



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