Heartland AEA 11
6500 Corporate Dr.
Johnston, IA 50131-1603
Mike Szymczuk, Heartland AEA 11, (515) 270-9030 ext. 4377
Steve Jones, Heartland AEA, (515) 270-9030 ext. 4317
KNOWLEDGE BOWL TEAMS QUALIFY FOR FINAL ROUND
JOHNSTON, IowaTwenty-four teams of area high school students have made the final round of the Knowledge Bowl 2000, sponsored by Heartland Area Education Agency. The finals will take place at St. Mary of Nazareth Parish Center, 4605 NW 47th Ct., in Des Moines Nov. 30.
The 24 finalists beat 89 other teams from 43 Iowa high schools during the computer round. Students answered 150 multiple choice questions at their respective schools.
Competition at the finals includes a written round of 60 questions followed by three oral rounds. The three teams with the highest finals scores advance to the championship.
Heartland AEA is one of Iowa's 15 area education agencies. Heartland serves more than 123,000 students in 56 school districts and 35 approved non-public schools in 11 central Iowa counties.
The following schools advanced to the Nov. 30 competition. Schools are listed according to rankings from the computer round (from highest score to lowest):
Finalists for Heartland AEAs 2000 Knowledge Bowl