The Upper School academic quiz team recently competed in the 2018 High School National Championship Tournament held in Atlanta.
The "A" team—Alejandro Lim '19, Jessica Lao '19, Cole Walker '19, Ridings Bald '20, and Rishab Jayanthi '19—finished tied for 51st place out of 352 teams.
The "A" team defeated perennial rival Chattahoochee High School and tied for second overall among Georgia teams.
Alejandro was the team's best scorer, finishing in the top seven percent of participants in a field of 1,664 competitors. Sarah Lao '21, who competed with Keiran Smith '21 and David Goetze '20 on the "B" team, was named to the "Rising Star" team, placing in the top ten freshmen who competed at nationals.
This year marked Westminster's seventh appearance at the national tournament and third consecutive year with a team in the playoffs.