MASD Challenge Students Place in Top 10 at AIU History Bowl

Heinz History Center

The AIU3 hosted 287 fourth and fifth grade students from numerous school districts in Allegheny County for the 2020 Virtual History Bowl at the Heinz History Center. The students attended a Presentation and Virtual Tour of various galleries and then competed in a Scavenger Hunt based on the knowledge learned from the Presentation.

Congratulations to first place winner Rocco Reilsono (MAMS Grade 5), sixth place winner Ainsley Lucci (Hyde-Grade 4) and ninth place winner Thomas Dugan (McCormick-Grade 4) for their exceptional performance in this annual competition!

“The History Bowl is an annual competition in which the Challenge Students participate to enhance their knowledge on Pittsburgh’s rich history," said Sharon Gaitens, MASD K-5 Gifted Education Teacher. "The events and figures featured in this event provide students with a wealth of knowledge and understanding of the contributions of our region to the world.”

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