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CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Madison Middle School, with students Abigail Lawson, Allen Lin, Taylor Stowers and Evan Vangundy, won the West Virginia Department of Arts, Culture and History’s Region 3 tournament for the 2020 West Virginia History Bowl on Friday, Feb. 14, at the Culture Center, State Capitol Complex in Charleston, Kanawha County. Winfield Middle School Team One, with students Lilly Chandler, Jacob Holtzapfel, Anthony Marinaro and Ben Seabolt, was the runner-up.

Region 3 is made up of students from Boone, Clay, Kanawha and Putnam 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 from each region will 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 3 Schools – Friday, Feb. 14
Andrew Jackson Middle School (Charleston, Kanawha County)
Bible Center School Team 1 (Charleston, Kanawha County)
Bible Center School Team 2 (Charleston, Kanawha County)
Charleston Catholic Team 1 (Charleston, Kanawha County)
Charleston Catholic Team 2 (Charleston, Kanawha County)
Clay Middle School Team 1 (Clay, Clay County)
Clay Middle School Team 2 (Clay, Clay County)
George Washington Middle School (Eleanor, Putnam County)
Horace Mann Middle School Team 1 (Charleston, Kanawha County)
Horace Mann Middle School Team 2 (Charleston, Kanawha County)
Hurricane Middle School Team 1 (Hurricane, Putnam County)
Hurricane Middle School Team 2 (Hurricane, Putnam County)
John Adams Middle School (Charleston, Kanawha County)
Madison Middle School (Madison, Boone County)
Poca Middle School (Poca, Putnam County)
Winfield Middle School Team 1 (Winfield, Putnam County)
Winfield Middle School Team 2 (Winfield, Putnam County)

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