The 2023 Jr High Bible Quiz season wrapped up on Saturday, April 29th with the final tournament at Northridge Friends. Fourteen teams from eight churches quizzed over Matthew 1-14. The competition was intense with many teams having high scoring rounds. At the end of the day, Haviland Blue took 1st place with Tribe of Friends coming in close 2nd. Fowler Blue finished in 3rd place and Friendswood Blue took 4th place. The other teams finished as follows:
5th – Bethel, Haviland Red
6th – Fowler Red, Hutchinson
7th – Haviland White, Argonia
8th – Derby Blue, Friendswood Red
9th – Haviland Green, Derby Red
In addition to the regular ribbons, some special awards are given out at the finals. All Star Medals are given to the 4 quizzers who have the highest average score in their top 3 quiz meets. The 2023 All Star Quizzers are:
#4 – Ella Corliss (Tribe of Friends) with an average score of 130
#3 – Cadie Follette (Haviland) with an average score of 136.8
#2 – Eliana Zortman (Fowler) with an average score of 140.9
#1 – Lily Foster (Tribe of Friends) with an average score of 150
The Frazier Award is given to a student who shows excellence in quizzing, leadership, and Christian testimony. This year’s winner was Cadie Follette!
We also recognized Gene & Linda Stratton for their 20 years of quiz ministry (12 years as directors and 8 years of quiz coaching). Gene and Linda have been faithfully serving in youth ministry for many, many years. They plan to continue to volunteer in the quiz program as they pass on the director position to Kaleb and Sarah Locke of Northridge Friends Church.