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Updated: 12/07/2017 08:30:02AM

Best and brightest in town for academic tournament

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ARCADIAN PHOTOS BY CRAIG GARRETT

These students from Classical Preparatory School in Spring Hill in the moments before the John Schudel A-Team Tournament started on Saturday.

Retired DeSoto High teacher Jerry Waters reads questions at Saturday's academic event.

Competitors track their scores as the tournament unfolds.

DeSoto High English instructor and the event's co-host, Andrew Hagen, welcomed visitors with his 170-year-old bagpipes. He thanked Supt. Adrian Cline and Fussell's in Arcadia for hosting and providing support for the event.

ARCADIAN PHOTO BY RUBI BARAJAS

Winners compete for hardware, but also to add the achievements to a resume for college applications, scholarship prizes and for school pride.

Deacon DeFillippo (left), Statia Sprunger and Elayna Reichley compete with the DeSoto County High A-Team.

By CRAIG GARRETT

Arcadian Editor

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About two dozen high schools from west Florida were represented Saturday in Arcadia in the annual John Schudel A-Team and the Carol A. Mann tournaments. Some 200 competitors played in a quiz bowl round-robin at DeSoto County High School, the winners moving to state finals in 2018. Top students use quiz bowl results to strengthen college applications and to obtain scholarship funding, the event’s co-host and DeSoto High English instructor Andrew Hagen said.

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