History Bowl

Eight Quaker Valley teams competed in the annual History Bowl at the Senator John Heinz History Center on Wednesday, December 15, 2021, sponsored by The Allegheny Intermediate Unit. Quaker Valley students completed preliminary try-outs to qualify to attend the History Bowl and competed in two divisions – grades 4-5 and grades 6-8. 
Teams included:
  • Edgeworth Elementary: Brielle Breisinger, Tharli Karto, Abby Molchen, Sadie Pyle, Finn Runyard, Beatrice Vaupel, Julianna Vescio, and Victoria Wilmot.
  • Osborne Elementary: Bruce Baird, Isla Bertiaux, Adara Carrillo, Allison Hawes, Catherine Henry, Tess Krotine, Lincoln Liao, and Kian McKenna
  • Quaker Valley Middle School: Margaret Burns, Lauren Happe, Sawyer Krotine, Charlie Pyle, Dominic Pogue, Vito Pogue, Emmanuel Romano-Toppetta, Maren Webb
Team members Margaret Burns, Lauren Happe, Emmanuel Romano-Toppetta, Maren Webb from QV Middle School were awarded First Place in their division!
While exploring the History Center, each team completed four challenges. Students needed to find answers to questions, think and write creatively, and problem-solve. The exhibits they explored included: Pittsburgh: A Tradition of Innovation; Western Pennsylvania Sports Museum; Trademark 57 Heinz Exhibit; and Pittsburgh Highlights: Sigo Falk Collections Center.
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