Pictured with their award is the winning MATA Quiz Bowl Team
representing the College of St. Scholastica. They are from L to R:
Larissa Kilmer, Chirstina Hirsch, Katelyn Berens, and Corey Lakin (Alternate)
The College of St. Scholastica followed impressive performances in 2013 and 2014 by
successfully defending their title at the 2015 MATA Student Symposium, held in Mankato
on Sunday February 8. Team members are Katelyn Berens, Christina Hirsch,
Larissa Kilmer and Corey Lakin, who served as the alternate.
St. Scholastica narrowly defeated the team from Minnesota State University-Mankato
by a final score of 8,320, to 8,301 in the Jeopardy-like Quiz Bowl format. Rounding out
the finalists were teams from Minnesota State University-Moorhead and the University
of Minnesota-Duluth, who finished third and fourth respectively.
St. Scholastica will now represent Minnesota at the GLATA Quiz Bowl in Wheeling IL
on Friday, March 13. Good luck to this team.