Archive for Monday, April 28, 2008

LHS team to appear on “Quest”

April 28, 2008

Lansing High School will compete against Independent School, Wichita, in a televised quarterfinals "Quest " competition on public broadcast stations KTWU and KPTS. The show will air on KTWU-11 at 11 a.m. May 4 and KTWU-23.3DT at 1:30 p.m. May 4, and on KPTS at 5 p.m. May 12.

The two schools are two of the top 16 high school teams that advanced to the finals after the Dec. 1 Quest academic competition at Washburn University. The 16 teams will compete in a single elimination competition that airs each week. The championship team will be named in June.

The contest, co-sponsored by KTWU-PBS station and Washburn University, allows teams of high school students from across Kansas to compete against one another in answering questions on topics such as art, literature, history, math and science. The Kansas National Education Association and Quest Resource Corporation are partial underwriters of Quest tapings.

Representing Lansing High School are:

Ezra Carpenter, junior

Clayton Hall, junior

Eric Hansen, senior

Josh Kranhold, senior

Emilee Taylor, junior

The coach is Ginny Scott.


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