Academic Team Continues To Win, Win, Win!
The North Babylon Academic Team launched its 2013–2014 competition season with win after win again this year with Erin Casserly as their Advisor. Most notably, the team left its mark at the Regional History Bee. Battling against high schools from across the East coast, NB placed 2nd in both the Varsity and JV categories. Captain Max Servetas led teammates Emmanuel Nimarko, John Cuomo and Cameron Schmid to the finals, qualifying them for the National History Bowl for a second consecutive year. The Varsity B Team, captained by Nicholas Schall and manned by Xavier Aristide, Michael Rakowski Matthew McGovern and Ernesto Chacon, placed 5th. The JV Team qualified for the national tournament, earning Captain Zachary Thomas, Haggai Anglade, Jamaal Boyce, Matthew McGovern and Ernesto Chacon a trip to Washington D.C. as well. In the individual competition, Servetas placed 2nd in the Varsity bracket and Thomas finished 4th among JV contestants. Very proud of her team, their Advisor noted, “This year we have quite a few rookies who have adapted quite well to the competitive style of play.”more