New champions crowned at Trivia Night

Wednesday, March 15, 2017
JoEllen Fielding, left, keeps balloons aloft during a bonus-point competition at the annual Cassville Education Fund Trivia Night. The event raised $1,000 for the fund. Contributed photo

Annual event raises $1,000 for Education Fund

The Newsies team, representing the Barry County Advertiser and the Cassville Democrat, was the overall winner of the Trivia Night competition Friday evening at the Cassville High School commons.

The fun-filled event raised more than $1,000 for the Cassville Education Fund.

Pictured on the Newsies team, Overall winners, included, front row, from left: Kara Brower, Jacob Brower, Charlea Estes and Isaac Jones. Back row: Jared Lankford, Wade Hermansen and Jim Craig. Contributed photo

Team Fun Night Out, representing the Cassville Branch Library, earned the “Smarty Pants” award for most points earned in the trivia only portion of the competition.

Teams representing Angel & Company, Arvest Bank, the Cassville School District, First State Bank, Freedom Bank, Security Abstract & Title and Security Bank also competed in the event.

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

Pictured on the Library team, Smarty Pants winners, included, from left: Devon Forsythe, Susan Lambert, Anne Angle, JoEllen Fielding, Janeth Henbest, Ruth Thompson and Marolyn Wood. Contributed photo

Proceeds from Trivia Night benefit the Cassville Education Fund, a permanent endowment fund for the educational needs of Cassville Schools. Members of the Newsies include: Charlea Estes, Isaac Jones, Jacob Brower, Kara Brower, Jim Craig, Wade Hermansen and Jared Lankford.

Members of the Cassville Branch Library team were: JoEllen Fielding, Marolyn Wood, Ruth Thompson, Anne Angle, Devon Forsythe, Janeth Henbest and Susan Lambert.

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