The Kinston-Lenoir County Friends of the Library recently held its annual Quiz Bowl
competition for schools throughout the local area. This competition is an exciting display of
knowledge by top students from each of these schools. Participating schools this year
included Arendell Parrott Academy, Bethel Christian Academy, Kinston High School, North
Lenoir High School, and South Lenoir High School. The winning team was Arendell Parrott
Academy; pictured (from left to right) are Allison Christiano, Simal Omer, Natalie Christiano,
and Alice Paul. Not pictured are Rachel Alexander-Lee, Gabe Crail-Steinbaker, and Sydney
Herlong. The runner-up team was South Lenoir High School; pictured (from left to right) are
(front) Jacob Hunter, Yosi Esquivel-Alcantara, Matthew Heath, and Dawson Tyndall, (back)
Julia Jones, Aden Rouse, and Johnna Tyndall. Not pictured is Nathalie Uriarte-Ayala.
Arendell Parrott Academy will advance to the Eastern Regional Quiz Bowl, sponsored by
the Halifax County Library System, which will be held at the Halifax County Agricultural Center in Halifax, NC on March 23, 2019.