Telluride Middle School Team I Mia McLaughlin, Taylor Maykranz, Daniel Yohey, Amy Brelsford and Jessica Griffith (Statton Marquz and Max Bregman were unable to attend) ranked first overall for the second time this season. The Middle School Team II A.J. Rekdahl, Colin Breuer, Taylor Smith and Max Walker-Silverman came in third, the same position they claimed in the first Knowledge Bowl round Monday, Oct. 24, in Telluride.
Telluride High School Team I Logan Brown, Chelsey Goldsworthy, Ashley Story, Skyler Bateman and Peter Samuelson placed fourth.
The San Juan league is comprised of teams from Telluride, Norwood, Dove Creek, Dolores, Mancos and Nucla. There are, Middle School Knowledge Bowl Coach Lisa Andrews say, "about 12 teams in each division."
The high school team from Mancos took first place overall.
The next San Juan Basin League Knowledge Bowl will be held Monday, Dec. 5, in Norwood; this year, 18 Telluride students are participating in the scholastic games.
"Every year the community overwhelmingly supports us in putting together this event," says Alpine Chapel's Pastor Tree Cooper.
To sign up for donations of food or to work a two-to-three hour shift, call Katy Quinn at 369-4987. Or stop by the Alpine Chapel office at 126 W. Colorado Ave. (upstairs from Shirtworks), or call the chapel at 728-3504.
For those who seek only the bountiful joys of eating, the free Thanksgiving dinner is from 5:30-7 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 24, at the Telluride Elementary School Cafeteria. For those working on Thanksgiving, or anyone in need of delivered dinners, call 369-4897 to reserve a meal to will be brought to your door.