The 2021 Arkansas Quiz Bowl champions have been decided in the state conference finals held at Arkansas PBS, and we’re proud to celebrate these outstanding young scholars.
The final standings were:
Haas Hall Springdale – 2021 Champions
Captain Daniel Martin, Cassidy Waide, Ky Pham, Rachel Ngai, Miceala Morano, Maily Pham, Olivia Smith, Adrien Faulkner and Julia Cecil.
Haas Hall Rogers – Runner-up
Captain Zach Tannahill, Meera Arunkumar, Dyllan Rodriguez, Caleb Campbell, Devlin Zamarron, Nathan Whitacre, Isaac Thompson, John Martin and Ellora Tannahill.
Haas Hall Bentonville – 2021 Champions
Captain Rayahn Sharif, Medhansh Sankaran, Ethan Bailey, Hollin Glaze, Paige Kelley, Jack Rockwood, Pranav Polavarapu, Harsha Nannapaneni, Rahul Aravindakshan, Juan Segura and Kyle Van Oudheudsen.
Life Way Christian (Centerton) – Runner-up
Captain Henry Ross, Immanuel Peter, Asa Fowler, Kalel Langford, Jackson Miller, Nicholas Cox and Osten Sutherland.
Mountain View – 2021 Champions
Captain Will Fowlkes, Beau Turner, Ben Bishop, Nate Franks, Daniel Henley, Luke Fletcher, Rhett Avey, and coaches Allen Bishop and D’lonra Cochran.
Haas Hall Fayetteville – Runner-up
Captain Caden Williamson, Sam Bishop, Daniel Jarvis, Jackson Collins, Adrian Hughes, Masheyat Rahman, Ian Popp, Eric Wilkins, Parker Isaacks and Coach Isaac Rippelmeyer.
Monticello – 2021 Champions
Lucas Babst, Luke demers, Malaya Reynado, Autumn Smith, Sabina Day, Jaci Gibson and Coach LaDeena Kincade.
Huntsville – Runner-up
Captain Alan Young, Jonathan Roberts, Christina Morris, Sam Chandler, Joshua Birchfield, Cole Brewer, Jordyn Parker, Ben Edens, Levi White, Caden Mason, Sierra Benshoof, Jacob Brown and Kelli Meythaler.
Morrilton – 2021 Champions
Captain Jaxon Brown, Grace Hendrix, Emmarie Wilson, Daniel Zheng, Grahl Pruitt, Will Mobley and Coach Brad Parks.
Vilonia – Runner-up
Captain Katelyn Ohlde, Gabriel Goodwin, Lucas Yarbrough, Jon Schwulst, Erik Aamold, David Adams, Matt Goodwin, Sadie Bomar, Gabrielle McLaughlin, Lauren Goodwin, Lainey Martin, Quade Martin, Coach Marilyn Pond and Assistant Coach Melba Cauthen.
Russellville – 2021 Champions
Captain Rhett Neagles, Shawn Cafferty-Lueck, Tony Leal, Rayan Shuja, Ian Hardcastle, Dev Donda, Angel Rodriguez, Cody Duesterbeck, Tawni Bacorn and Coach Paul Gray.
Lake Hamilton (Pearcy) – Runner-up
Captain Will Livingston, Wesley, Jace Joiner, Madison Cole, Cade Martin,Austin Barnes, Harrison, Madison Divine, Zac Pennington, Hunter Hanna, Lilly McPherson and Patrick Ngassa,
Fort Smith Southside – 2021 Champions
Captain Jack Minnick, Haris Rana, Christian Morales, Alex Rahal, Vivian Apple, Jonathan Hernandez, Victor Nguyen, Callie Shannon, Zain Rana, Coach Josh Adams and Assistant Coach Walter Woodie.
Bryant – Runner-up
Captain Jack Clay, Seth Eubanks, Ryan Kees, Aaron Garcia, Carson Clay, Emma Chappell, Kiya Britt, Tate Patterson, Madison Bae, Torin Matthews, Fisher Cunningham, Head Coach Will Heatherly, and Assistant Coaches Jeremy Jenkins and John Watson.
All matches are now available to watch atyoutube.com/arkansaspbs. The Arkansas Governor’s Quiz Bowl Association awarded scholarship money to each team and to All-Tournament, Most Valuable Players and High Point Players.
“Quiz Bowl” is a celebration and recognition of scholarship that has been an Arkansas PBS tradition since 1985. In a series of questions, players must display their knowledge in literature, math, science, history, art, music and economics. Teams from across the state compete for the chance to represent The Natural State in national tournaments.