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NWAS 2023 Academic Olympics results


The Northwest Area Schools Education 

Cooperative (www.nwascoop.org/) 

held their annual Academic Olympics on Wednesday, April 12, 2023, at the Dupree High School. Scholars from seven school participated: Bison, Dupree, Faith, Harding County, Lemmon, McIntosh, and Timber Lake.

Students competed in the core subjects of math, science, English, and social studies plus five Quiz Bowl competitions, one each in grades 9-12 and the Overall Quiz Bowl. The Dupree 11th grade Quiz Bowl team, comprised of Cassidy Farlee, Matthew Lemke, JW Pederson and Wambli Quintana, brought home first place. Students of any age could combine to compete and represent their school.

The following Dupree students brought home awards:

Matthew Lemke, 3rd in U.S. History

Emily Olsen, 4th in English IV

Spencer Olsen, 1st in Geography

JW Pederson, 1st in U.S. History, 4th in English III

Braydon Terveen, 4th in Biology, 5th in Algebra II

Treg Thorstenson, 5th in Senior Math

Congratulations to all the winners!

PHOTOS COURTESY OF PATTY PEACOCK Above: Dupree Academic Bowl winners (L-R): JW Pederson, Matthew Lemke, Braydon Terveen, Treg Thorstenson, Spencer Olsen, Emily Olsen. Below: Dupree School juniors and winners of the 11th grade Quiz Bowl competition (L-R): Matthew Lemke, JW Pederson, Cassidy Farlee, Wambli Quintana.

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