Trivia Night raises $1,172 for Education Fund

Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Amanda Miller, playing with the Library Scientists team, takes aim with a rubber band at a stack of plastic cups during one of the bonus-point games at the Cassville Education Fund's annual Trivia Night. The event raised $1,172 for the Fund. Kyle Troutman editor@cassville-democrat.com

Book Club team repeats win at annual event

Dusty Reid, right, director of facilities and operations at Cassville schools, attempts to corral his cups during a bonus-point cup-stacking game at the Cassville Education Fund's annual Trivia Night. Also pictured, at left, is Alicia Luney, a member of the First State Bank team participating in the event. Kyle Troutman editor@cassville-democrat.com

The Book Club team, representing Crowe's Cronies book club, won the overall competition for the second year in a row at the Cassville Education Fund's Trivia Night event.

The competition was held Friday evening at the Cassville High School commons.

The Security Guards, sponsored by Security Bank, claimed second place for the third year in a row and was the trivia question "Smarty Pants" winner for getting the most trivia questions correct.

By the end of the evening, $1,172 was raised to benefit the Cassville Education Fund.

Teams representing the Cassville Branch of the Barry-Lawrence Regional Library, Cassville teachers, Commerce Bank, Freedom Bank, and First State Bank also competed in the event.

Andrew Hoskins, Cassville High School soccer coach, moves a cotton ball to a bowl using only his nose and a little bit of vaseline. The game was one of three played during the Cassville Education Fund's annual Trivia Night. Kyle Troutman editor@cassville-democrat.com

Emcee Donna Hayes Mallams announced four rounds of trivia questions covering a wide range of subjects from history and sports to movies and science. Bonus-point games were played between rounds. More than 80 people attended the event.

The Book Club team, representing Crowe's Cronies book club, celebrates its second consecutive first-place finish at the Cassville Education Fund's annual Trivia Night. Team members pictured include, from left: Jim Craig, Jim LeCompte, Allison Angel, Devon Forsythe, Brenna Primrose, Cathi Primrose, Herb Primrose and Jerry Marple. Kyle Troutman/editor@cassville-democrat.com

Proceeds from Trivia Night benefit the Cassville Education Fund, a permanent endowment fund for the educational needs of Cassville Schools.

Members of The Book Club team include: Alison Angel, Jim Craig, Devon Henderson, Jim LeCompte, Jerry Marple, Brenna Primrose, Cathi Primrose and Herb Primrose.

Members of the Security Guards team, sponsored by Security Bank, celebrate their "Smarty Pants" win for getting the most trivia questions correct at the Cassville Education Fund's annual Trivia Night. Members pictured include, from left: Levi Pollreisz, Andrew Whitham, Hise Williams, Jacob Barnes, Josh Brown, Voyd Brown, Ken Pollreisz and Scott Whitham. Kyle Troutman/editor@cassville-democrat.com
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