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MILTON, W.Va. – Barboursville Middle School, with students Max Dawson, Reese Dunlap, Caleb Ferguson and Megan McClanahan, won the West Virginia Department of Arts, Culture and History’s Region 2 tournament for the 2020 West Virginia History Bowl on Saturday, Feb. 22, at Milton Middle School in Milton, Cabell County. Huntington Middle School Team One, with students Andrew Bowen, Christian Garnes, Caroline Rollyson and Charlotte Tigchelaar, was the runner-up.

Region 2 is made up of students from Cabell, Lincoln, Logan, Mason, Mingo and Wayne counties. A complete list of competing teams is below.

The West Virginia History Bowl features questions compiled by the staff of Archives and History about the state’s architecture, arts, culture, geography, government, history, people, literature and sports.

The Archives and History staff has developed more than 2,000 questions for its online Quick Quizzes. Teams that are preparing for the History Bowl tournaments may use the Archives and History Daily Trivia and Quick Quizzes as helpful tools from the department’s website, www.wvculture.org/history.

Eighth graders in public, private and homeschool education programs are eligible to compete on the four-person teams in double-elimination tournament play. The regional winners and runner-up teams will then advance to the state tournament, which will take place April 28 at the Culture Center, State Capitol Complex in Charleston.

For more information about the annual competition, contact Matt McGrew, History Bowl coordinator, at (304) 558-0230 or [email protected].

Region 2 Schools – Competed on Feb. 22

Barboursville Middle School (Barboursville, Cabell County)
Chapmanville Middle School Team 1 (Chapmanville, Logan County)
Chapmanville Middle School Team 2 (Chapmanville, Logan County)
Duval PK-8 (Griffithsville, Lincoln County)
Huntington East Middle School Team 1 (Huntington, Cabell County)
Huntington East Middle School Team 2 (Huntington, Cabell County)
Huntington Middle School Team 1 (Huntington, Cabell County)
Huntington Middle School Team 2 (Huntington, Cabell County)
Logan Middle School Team 1 (Logan, Logan County)
Logan Middle School Team 2 (Logan, Logan County)
Milton Middle School Team 1 (Milton, Cabell County)
Milton Middle School Team 2 (Milton, Cabell County)

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