Four sixth-graders from Lincoln/Roosevelt Elementary School in Succasunna, NJ took it upon themselves to form a team to compete in the USA Academic Bowl.
Aditya Mahalingam, Yashil Trivedi, Rithik Mehta, and Austin Christian competed on May 6th at Ridgewood High School in Ridgewood, NJ, placing second in the 2018 Tri-State Academic Bowl. They won four out of six rounds to gain second place.
The boys will now move on to the National Championships in Atlanta on June 3rd.
According to the US Academic Bowl website, “The US Academic Bowl is an all-subject buzzer-based academic quiz competition for middle and elementary school quiz bowl teams with students in eighth grade and younger through the USA.
PHOTOS ATTACHED (courtesy of Lincoln/Roosevelt School)
* LRS US Academic Bowl Students (L to R): Austin Christian, Yashil Trivedi, Aditya Mahalingam, and Rithik Mehta with the 2nd Place Plaque
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