Friday, February 12, 2010

The 11th Annual Brain Bee Competition was held on Saturday, February 6th in 283 EMRB.  The competitors were ready for the judges and quiz questions.  After a number of rounds, the winner of the competition was Shairaz Sidhu from Kennedy High School in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.  The second and third place winners were Michael Clapp - Regina Catholic Education Center and Ellenette Hiland - Iowa City West High School, both of Iowa City.  West High teacher Gary Neuzil attended to cheer his students on to victory.

The first place winner - Shairaz Sidhu receives $500 toward his expenses at the National Brain Bee in Baltimore, Maryland in March.  The 2nd place winner receives $100 and the third place winner receives $50.