Edmonson County Middle School wins Junior Beta National Quiz Bowl

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(WBKO) -- Four students from Edmonson County Middle School are in Oklahoma City this weekend but will soon return to Kentucky with big smiles on their faces.

Brody Johnson (Captain), Jonas Miller, Evy Bolton, and Emma Sackett have been named Junior Beta National Quiz Bowl Champs.

In National Beta Individual Written Assessment, Brody Johnson finished 3rd in Language Arts, Emma Sackett was 2nd in Poetry, and Jonas Miller was 2nd in Social Studies.

Just last month, the Edmonson County Middle School Academic Team was named Jr. National Champions (New Orleans Division). This is the team's second year in a row to win the title.

The academic team is now Overall Grand Champion. The other three competitions in Washington, D.C., Chicago, and Orlando have concluded and Edmonson County outscored the other three site winners by an average of more than 100 points.

Brody Johnson, Captain of Edmonson County Middle School's Academic Team was named National Tournament MVP. Johnson and a teammate Jonas Miller were inducted into the Academic Tournament Hall of Fame.

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