De Smet Jesuit concluded its 2018-2019 Scholar Bowl season with a third-place finish in the district tournament on April 6. Team members competing were seniors Jake Angus, Ethan Aronson, Jacob Kelly, Jack Vortmeier, and Troy Schneider, who finished third in the individual competition. This year, 30 Spartans, coached by faculty member Tom Sothers, competed on five teams (four varsity, one junior varsity) against teams from area public and private schools. Their season included six weeks of league competition and six tournaments.
Scholar Bowl competitions feature two teams competing head-to-head to answer questions from all areas of knowledge, including history, literature, science, fine arts, current events, popular culture, sports, and more. Congratulations to all students who participated in a strong season!