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Third Bible Quiz Held At Central




Looking sharp and quizzing fast in their white shirts and Lockport Bible Quiz ties, “Wild Beasts” won three matches and took home the second-place traveling trophy, Sunday, Jan. 24. Quizzers are, from left: Phillip Nafziger, Luke Graber, Seth Nofziger, Isaac Dahl, and Eliot Nofziger. They are coached by Kevin Short and Vern Dahl.– courtesy photo

Looking sharp and quizzing fast in their white shirts and Lockport Bible Quiz ties, “Wild Beasts” won three matches and took home the second-place traveling trophy, Sunday, Jan. 24. Quizzers are, from left: Phillip Nafziger, Luke Graber, Seth Nofziger, Isaac Dahl, and Eliot Nofziger. They are coached by Kevin Short and Vern Dahl.– courtesy photo

“Now, brothers, I want
to remind you of the gospel
I preached to you, which
you received and
on which you have
taken your stand.”
I Corinthians 15:1

This was one of the four verses that Lydia Wyse, a home-schooled senior quizzing with Central Mennonite Church, correctly quoted at the third Bible Quiz meet, Sunday, Jan. 24, at Lockport Mennonite Church.

Answering three memory questions correctly on Sunday were Ciara Caldwell, Tony King and Zach Zimmerman; with one or two memory verses were Kasen Culler, Phil Nafziger, Eliot Nofziger, Seth Nofziger, Paul Schoenhals, April Short, Becca Short, Dexter Aeschliman, Molly Bruner, Cara Foor, Lorenzo McKeever, Shelby Miller, Jacque Seigneur, Emily Short, Wesley Short, Alexis Stamm, Whitney Stamm.

Prize boxes were awarded to three teams who most improved their average score compared to the first two meets. “Unseen,” from North Clinton Mennonite Church, had a 38-points-per-match improvement over earlier meets. The team also won all three matches and had the third-highest average score of the day. Members are Jacque Seigneur, Tessa Yoder, Lorenzo McKeever, Kira Andre, and Chris Schroeder.

“Physically Present,” Zion Mennonite Church, improved by 35 points per match. Members, all in their first year of quizzing, are Aaron Zimmerman, Caleb Liechty, Gabe Short, Rachel Bowman and Nathan Yoder.

The Central Mennonite team, “Super Apostles,” improved its average score by 28 points. Members include Paul Schoenhals, Andy Bilen, Luke Schoenhals, Miriam Wyse and Hannah Holsopple.

The Bible Quiz team scoring the most was “Simply,” of West Unity. Members are April, Galen and Melissa Short and Alexis, Collin and Whitney Stamm.

The secondhighest was “Wild Beast,” Lockport, with members Isaac Dahl, Luke Graber, Phil Nafziger, Eliot and Seth Nofziger.

Gerald Schoenhals, area coordinator, announced that, back by popular demand, team spirit awards will be given at the next meet. Teams can display their names with a song, skit or dress.

The next meet is Sunday, Feb. 7, 2 p.m., at Zion Mennonite Church. Scripture covered will be I Corinthians 15:35 through II Corinthians 4.

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