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Gogebic Community College hosts annual spring high school Quiz Bowl


March 15, 2019

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DON PELKOLA, center, asks trivia questions to Houghton and Wakefield students during the Spring High School Quiz Bowl held at Gogebic Community College on Thursday.


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IRONWOOD - The Gogebic Community College hosted the annual Spring High School Quiz Bowl on Thursday on the Ironwood campus.

Retired math teacher and coordinator for the event Carl Vaara said roughly 150 high school students from schools all over the Gogebic Range and northern Wisconsin came to compete in this year's tournament.

"We have a total of 49 games that will be played today," he said.

Vaara said he created the event about 20 years ago so kids could see the college.

Although he started the tournament he credits the GCC staff, community v...

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