The Jamestown High School LifeSmarts team representing North Dakota at the LifeSmarts Challenge National Finals in Atlanta was knocked out of competition Monday in the quarterfinals against Rhode Island.
The Jamestown High School LifeSmarts team took first in state for the second year in a row, even though last year’s champions graduated and this year’s team consisted of five rookies.
Seniors Ashley Mueller, Alec Redmann (captain), Ryan Sanders, Mikaela Walker and freshman Nick Watne, led by economics and North Dakota history teacher Marchel Krieger, competed at the annual competition in Bismarck Wednesday.
A team from Jamestown High School won the 2011 state LifeSmarts championship in Bismarck Wednesday, the second time they’ve won the competition in as many years. The win earns the five students a place in the National Finals to be held April 30-May 1 in Los Angeles. The Ray High School team placed second and the other team from Jamestown high school took third place.
A team from Jamestown High School won the 2011 state LifeSmarts championship in Bismarck today, the second time they’ve won the competition in as many years. The win earns the five students a place in the National Finals to be held April 30-May 1 in Los Angeles. The Ray High School team placed second and the other team from Jamestown high school took third place.
Fifty high school students from across the state will compete in the 14th annual LifeSmarts competition today, announced Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem.
The competition, which tests teens in grades 9-12 about personal finance, health and safety, the environment, technology, and consumer rights and responsibilities, is hosted by the Attorney General’s Office.
Last year’s state champions, Jamestown High School, took second in the National LifeSmarts competition final held in Miami. Jamestown has two teams competing this year.
The Jamestown High School LifeSmarts team has advanced to the semifinals at the national competition in Miami.
The team is comprised of seniors Spencer Kamoni, Garth Allen, Chris Lane, Jennifer Neva and Jamen Windish. It is coached by economics and social studies teacher Marchel Krieger.
For the second time in six years, Jamestown High School will represent North Dakota at the National LifeSmarts competition. This year the event will be in Miami Beach, Fla., from April 24-27.
LifeSmarts is a competition that tests the consumer and marketplace knowledge of students in five categories: personal finance, health and safety, consumer rights and responsibilities, technology and the environment.
Jamestown’s No. 1 team “brought home the gold” in the hotly contested final round of the state LifeSmarts Championships held Wednesday in Bismarck. Kindred’s No. 1 team placed second and the Jamestown No. 2 team came in third.
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