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Ridgewood High School Students Qualify for the National History Bee and Bowl National Championship


file photo by Boyd Loving

January 30,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, RHS alumnus David Madden hosted the National History Bee and Bowl at Ridgewood High School for the 8th consecutive year in January. Twelve teams comprised of over 50 Ridgewood students competed against students from over 65 high schools.

Four RHS Varsity teams and one JV team made it to the playoffs, with two of those teams advancing to the second round. These students** have now also qualified to compete in the National Championship in Washington D.C. in April: Varsity Team: Ben Amos, Matthew Zachem, Joonho Jung -JV Team: Philip Terman, Cameron Blaire.

** Two additional students do not have media permission to be named.