The Upper School History Team qualified for the national competition following a first-place finish over the weekend.
The varsity team—comprised of Alejandro Lim '19, Jessica Lao '19, and Cole Walker '19—won its division at the 2017 East Georgia Fall History Bee and Bowl at Cedar Shoals High School in Athens, Georgia. The win qualifies the team for the History Bowl Nationals, which will be held in Washington, D.C. in April.
The junior varsity team finished second in its division and also qualified for nationals. The team is comprised of Dickson Bowman '20, Elizabeth Carter '20, Emre Duvenci '20, and Muskaan Gupta '21.
In individual competition, Alejandro won the varsity bee and Emre placed third in the junior varsity bee.