Sherrard Middle School will represent the northern panhandle at the West Virginia History Bowl Championships in Charleston this April. The Rams competed against eight other schools in the 10th annual Region VI WV History Bowl held at Independence Hall in Wheeling on Friday.
In the finals, Sherrard defeated St. Joseph the Worker School. Cameron High School placed 3rd and Moundsville Middle School finished 4th.
The championship winning team from Sherrard Middle School includes Pearl Chambers, Maria Evans, Tora McNeil and Paige Messner. The team is coached by Dan Gatts and Jeff Stephens.
The W.V. History Bowl started in 2010 with 16 teams in the entire state. Since then participation has increased to more than 500 students from 8 different regions in West Virginia.
This year’s state competition is set for Tuesday, April 30, 2019 in The Culture Center at the Capitol Complex in Charleston.