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Riverside students shine in academic contests

BASIN — Riverside Academic Challenge is in the midst of its season with several meets coming up in Cheyenne, Torrington and Billings.

 

February 1, 2018



BASIN — Riverside Academic Challenge is in the midst of its season with several meets coming up in Cheyenne, Torrington and Billings. 

The team has been on a roll this year finishing in the top three spots in all of its competitions so far, according to Coach Stuart DesRosier. 

Most recently the team won the Big Horn Basin Knowledge Bowl held Friday, Jan. 19, in Lovell edging out the Greybull team 122 to 117. 

The Saturday before that the team came in third in the Northwest College meet behind two Cheyenne East teams (Cheyenne East High School student population 1530). The won the small school division.

These competitions are made up of either four rounds of 60 oral questions and one round of a written test or four rounds of 20 questions with an additional four questions if the original question is answered correctly.   

Team members are juniors, Adelle Stone, Bret Thomas, Calvin Williamson, James DesRosier and freshmen Emily Crouse, Hailey Rivers, Roger DesRosier, Sam Crouse and Skylar Tharp.​

 
 

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