Release date: April 15, 2009
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Omicron Honor Society Trio Captures 20th Quiz Bowl Crown
(MURFREESBORO) — The three-member Omicron Honor Society team bested 10 other four-person teams from across the MTSU campus to capture the Scotty Tucker Memorial Quiz Bowl recently in the McWherter Learning Resources Center television studio.
Omicron team members Rachel Simes, Merranda Holmes and Gina Logue received $175 for their first-place finish.
In second place and earning $100 was the Sidelines team, which was composed of Michael Stone, Chris Martin, Tiffany Gibson and Alicia Wilson.
Third-place honors and $75 went to Honors College I team that included Shannon Murphy, Jarett McCall, Mattie Ragland and Rebekah Horton.
Omega Chapter of Gamma Iota Sigma Fraternity and Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society co-sponsored the Quiz Bowl, which was held for the 20th straight year.
Dr. Ken Hollman is adviser to and Brad Lamb is president of Omega chapter. Dr. Lucy Langworthy is president of Phi Kappa Phi.
As in past years, it was taped for later replay on MTTV, Channel 10, the student-run TV station at MTSU, Hollman said. He added that it would be broadcast several times during a one- to two-week period when editing is finished.
Hollman said the questions teams were asked involved trivia from almost every discipline represented on the MTSU campus.
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