The Mesa Verde Middle School (MVMS) Quiz Bowl team placed 21st out of 160 teams from across the country at the Quiz Bowl National Championship Tournament in Dallas, TX, in May. The MVMS team, which consists of eighth graders Andrew Jia, James Ni, Daniel Shaw, Michael Wu, Joshua You, and seventh grader Aakarsh Vermani, was the only San Diego team to place and receive trophies as an award.

Quiz Bowl is a competitive, academic, interscholastic activity in which teams of students work together to answer questions about a variety of subjects. Learn more at