For a third straight year, Paul Laurence Dunbar High School won the quiz bowl at the National Beta Club’s annual senior convention. The latest team included Athena Kern, Grant Boggess, John Luan and Valerie Sarge.
All four students also captured first-place honors in the individual competitions they entered: Kern in English, Boggess in social studies and Sarge in math. Classmate Vania Ma placed first in Spanish, and Alice Liu was fourth in the pencil-drawing category.
The 2012 national convention ran June 27-30 in Greensboro, N.C.