Knightdale High School’s African-American Quiz Bowl team took first place in their district championship against a South Carolina team after winning the state championship. Left to right: Morgan Cox, ninth grade, Marcus Griffin, 11th grade, Andre Ray, 11th grade, John Hankins, social studies teacher and the team’s adviser. Not pictured: Elliott Foster, 10th grade.
The team has a six-year winning streak even as the competition grows. The African-American History Awareness Competition is sponsored locally by the Iota Iota chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity and is typically held during Black History Month.