The annual Northwestern Regional Library Quiz Bowl was held March 18 at 9 a.m. at the Andy Griffith Playhouse in Mount Airy.
Out of the ten competing teams only one could be the winner. The winning team was Surry Central and the runner up was Elkin High School. The final score was 125 to 85.
Town Manager of King, Homer Dearmin was moderator. The judges were Pat Polley, Beth Lyon-Smith, and Wayne Matthews.
The Surry Central High School team was sponsored by Melissa Venable. The members of the team were: Daniel Alvarez, Seth Buie, Jackson Gates, and Daniela Rodriguez. The team is eligible to go to the State Quiz Bowl competition in Lee County on Saturday, April 29.
Quiz Bowl was sponsored by the thirteen libraries of the Northwestern Regional Library in Alleghany, Stokes, Surry, and Yadkin Counties as well as the Friends of the Alleghany, Dobson Community, Elkin, and Mount Airy libraries.