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Academic Green Team wins top spot in county

The Academic Team's Green squad won the number one ranking in the county at Tuesday's Senior Night competition.

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Academic Green Team wins top spot in county

The 2018-19 academic team poses for a group photo, proudly presenting their trophy.

The 2018-19 academic team poses for a group photo, proudly presenting their trophy.

Courtesy of Christina Pommer

The 2018-19 academic team poses for a group photo, proudly presenting their trophy.

Courtesy of Christina Pommer

Courtesy of Christina Pommer

The 2018-19 academic team poses for a group photo, proudly presenting their trophy.

Jules Pung, Staff Writer

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After a tough CAC competition against all other county schools this past Tuesday, the Saint Stephen’s academic “Green Team” earned a place as the top scoring team in Manatee County. With a grand total of 608 points, they narrowly beat the Southeast “Orange Team” by a mere two points, followed by the Braden River “Black Team” in third.

Out of the top six scorers who were eligible to go to the state competition, two of them were from the Saint Stephen’s team, namely junior Kassandra Haakman and senior Sidney Knowles.

Several SSES faculty and students came to cheer the teams on during each match, and six Upper School teachers, including Mr. Moore, Señor Wolcott, Mrs. Paleczny, Mrs. Bolotin, and Ms. Wildes were the question judges for the night.

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  • The members of the Green Team (Matthew Thomas, Colton Melnick, Sidney Knowles, all seniors, and Connor McCray, sophomore) work together on a team question.

  • The members of the "Gold" team (Maria Erquiaga '20, Kassandra Haakman, '20, Annie Class, '21, and Anusha Singh, '21) prepare for an upcoming match.

  • SSES alum Hannah Sage ('16) reads aloud questions during the 15-point match.

  • Twenty teams representing six different county schools compete head to head in the Commons.

  • SSES faculty from different departments act as judges of the competition, including (from left to right) Mr. Carlson, as the buzzer moderator, Mr. Moore, Señor Wolcott, Mrs. Palezcny, Mrs. Bolotin, and Ms. Wildes.

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Jules Pung, Staff Writer

Jules Pung is a new writer for The Gauntlet this 2018-2019 year. She enjoys drawing and occasionally writing stories in her free time.

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