NFCC Brain Bowl Team Qualifies for National ChampionshipFeb 16th, 2012 | By Submitted | Category: Education
MADISON, FL – The North Florida Community College Brain Bowl Team recently placed first in its bracket at the National Academic Quiz Tournaments’ (NAQT) Southeastern Sectional Championship Tournament. The team – Captain Jennifer Burleson of Dowling Park, David Boatwright of Perry, Winston Crosby of Jasper, and Evin Ward of Branford – won all of its playoff games, facing teams from College of Central Florida, Florida Gateway, Tallahassee Community College, Pensacola State, Florida State College at Jacksonville, and Chipola.
As a result of the win, NAQT has invited NFCC to participate in the national championships Feb. 24-25 in Panama City. The NFCC Brain Bowl Team will travel to Gulf Coast State College to compete in NAQT’s fourth annual Community College Championship Tournament.
Among the approximately 120 players in the sectional tournament, NFCC team member Evin Ward placed fourth and won a top-five individual award for her stellar performance at the competition.
For information about the NFCC Brain Bowl Team, contact Tony DeLia at (850) 973-1632 or DeLiaA@nfcc.edu.