SWMS Students Win CP Association Trivia Competition
Two teams from South Woods Middle School competed in this year’s Cerebral Palsy Association Trivia Competition, with one team winning the 5th and 6th grade championship earning the highest score ever achieved by a team and the other claiming second place in the 7th and 8th grade competition. Together the teams raised over $600 for the Cerebral Palsy Association of Nassau County.
The 5th and 6th grade team included students Marcus Hoshino, Veyd Trivedi, Raheel Nabi and Cody Cheng, and the 7th and 8th grade team included students Tim Chan, Dan Chan, Vincent Huang and Jesse Lebolt.
In the competition, students across Nassau in grades 3-12 were grouped in teams of four to take a 100-question test. South Wood’s participation was sponsored by their own Chess and Strategy club, with parents, siblings, classmates and teachers coming to support and cheer on the talented participants. The younger team scored 23 points compared to the 14 points of the runner-up team and won the championship for a second year in a row. The 7th and 8th grade team tied after regulation for first place but ended up in second place after losing the third round of an exciting and tough tiebreaker. Both teams represented South Woods Middle School well and look forward to next year’s competition.