CF Brain Bowl Team Wins at Nationals and Students Make All-Florida Academic Team
March 3, 2014
The CF Brain Bowl Team finished seventh in the nation at the National Academic Quiz Tournament Community College Championship Tournament March 1 in Atlanta.
The CF Red Team of Stetson Cooper, Mark Heltman, Garrett Jackson, Michel Theed and Shazeem Sadeek had a 6-5 record overall. With the fifth-highest correct answer average, Cooper was named to the tournament All-Star Team.
The team has had a banner year, placing second at the NAQT South Florida Sectional Tournament in January and second at the Florida College System Activities Association Regional Brain Bowl Tournament in February.
The team competes in the FCSAA State Brain Bowl Tournament March 20-22 at Florida Gateway College in Lake City.
Four CF students have been named to the 2014 All Florida Academic Team. Crystal Bazzel, Barbara Hartley, Gary Nicholas and Daren Tiburcio will be recognized April 24 at the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort. The All-Florida Academic Team recognizes students for academic achievement, leadership and service to the community. The competition is sponsored by USA Today and Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society.