Manila High School Quiz Bowl team finished in second place at the regional tournament on March 11. The meet was held at the Southwest Church of Christ in Jonesboro. Eight schools participated in the competition.
The Manila team will advance to the state tournament to be held in April.
In addition to the team honors, Nick Robbins was named to the All Star All Region Team. Students that answered the most questions correctly were chosen. One participant from each of the top five teams were chosen.
Gerri McCann serves as the coach for the team and Connie Adams is the judge and also serves as assistant coach.
Members of the team are Roy White, Jared Camp, Daniel Hilligrass, Jim Crosthwait, Nick Robbins, Jason Phillips and Nathan Leslye. B.J. Stone serves as the scorekeeper.