West Side schools compete for top honors in knowledge bowl

May 16, 2011
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Austin elementary students competed against other Chicago youth for awards and prizes at the 5th annual Prevention Bowl at U.S. Cellular Field last week.

Students answered trivia questions about substance abuse prevention and good health, with students from Rosa Parks School winning the top prize.

The half-day event, included  guest appearances by Ald. Emma Mitts (37th), Chicago Bears’ Khalil Bell and Lance Louis, Cincinnati Bengals player Victor Adeyanju and hip-hop artists GLC and Never from Crucial Conflict.

Watch our video.

Congratulations to these West Side schools and students who took part May 11:

May Community  Academy Students Thomas Greenwood, Vernisha Jones, DeMarco Sanders, Sharendra Williams and Sierra Wilson; teacher Renee Conley

St. Angela School Students Domonique Hoffman, My’Kail Jones, Brianna Lucas and Zsmail Parker; teacher Samiena Singleton

Brian Piccolo Specialty School Students LeErica Collins, Gisselle Guadarrama, Cristobal Melesio and Sierra White; counselor Revlon Wilson

Spencer Technology Academy Students Perriyanna Clay, Marthell Crockett, Samuel Davis and Melody Hicks; coach Mrs. McNeely

West Park Academy Students Dominique Dilworth, Vanessa Fajardo, Yamil Helnandez and Deja James; coach Mark Schenkelberg

Martin A. Ryerson Elementary School Students Daweed Abdiel, Tesha Anderson, Saletheo Moss and Anthony Nix; coach Reginal Collins

George Rogers Clark Elementary School Students Alexis Alexander (8th), Jasmyne Lee (7th), Sierra Martinez (7th) and Johnny Williams (8th); teacher Marcus Clemons

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