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Duluth Academic Team Participates in National Tournament

Duluth Middle School’s Academic Team participated in the NAQT Middle School National Championship Tournament, finishing with a 4-4 record after a tough slate of matches, including close games against the number 8 and 13 teams in the tournament.

Three of the four losses, were by a deficit of one question. As a team, Duluth Middle averaged 311 points per game, and gained bonus points 20% of the time for answering so quickly. Following that tournament, the team participated in the U.S. Academic Bee & Bowl National Tournament in Arlington, VA.

After surviving tough slate of matches, Duluth Middle School’s Academic Team made it to the quarterfinals, losing to the eventual 2nd place team. Overall it was an exciting year as the team finished ranked 8th in the nation.

In this picture: Naman Shah, David Savitskiy, Gautam Desai (captain), Shalin Jain, and MannSy Tha.

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