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January 24, 2012

Cowley AEC team competes at NAQT Invitational


AECThe Cowley College Academic Excellence Challenge (AEC) team competed at the National Academic Quiz Tournament (NAQT) Invitational meet at Cloud County Community College on Saturday, January 21.

Cowley’s team was comprised of Dylan Bristor, Cathleen Call, Patrick Curl, Ryan Deyoe, Brian Lowe, and Morgan Wilson. Curl, a sophomore from Braman, OK served as the team’s captain. Bristor is a freshman from Caldwell, Call is a freshman from Cedar Vale, Deyoe is a freshman from South Haven, Lowe is a sophomore from Wichita and Wilson is a sophomore from Udall. 

Frank Arnold and Beverly Grunder, co-sponsors of AEC, accompanied the team to Cloud County.  “I was really proud of the team and the improvement they displayed over the previous meet in December,” Grunder said. “They have been practicing diligently and are gaining experience that will be beneficial when they attend the state spring regional meet in March.”

Eight teams in attendance were: Allen County Community College, Cloud County Community College, Coffeyville Community College, Cowley College, Dodge City Community College, Garden City Community College, Hutchinson Community College, and Johnson County Community College.

Pictured, from left, Ryan Deyoe, Dylan Bristor, Morgan Wilson, Cathleen Call, Patrick Curl, and Brian Lowe.