Area Academic Team Gathers State Championship


North Judson-San Pierre Middle School students participating in the Social Studies Academic Team has a seventh state championship.

The eight-member team recently competed in the Indiana Academic Super Bowl Junior Competition at LaPorte High School on May 2 and answered 21 out of 25 questions correctly. The topic was “The Grandeur that was Rome” which included questions in the areas in Math, Science, Social Studies, and English.

Izzy Didonna, Grace Allender, Eli Craft, Ethan Hillers, Molly McDonald, George Thomason, Gerrit Knip, and Caedmon Bailey were able to lift their team to first place in Class 3. The team has a championship in seven of the past 11 years.