The 2000 State and National Champion Team

 

    The 2000 Dwight D. Eisenhower High School Quiz Bowl Team was perhaps one of the best high school teams ever assembled. Led by Junior Kevin Roth, the team won two state championship tournaments and the American Scholastic Championship Networks' National Tournament of Champions. The team also placed second at the Partnership for Academic Competition Excellence's National Scholastic Championship and fourth at the National Academic Quiz Tournament's High School National Championship Tournament. The team represented Michigan at the Panasonic Academic Challenge at Disney World and placed seventh. Captain Kevin Roth was the top all-star at the NAQT HSNCT.  Below are several pictures and newspaper articles about the team.

 

Members of the 2000 Team

Captain - Kevin Roth (Junior) - Now attends Michigan State University

Christopher Hayward (Junior) - Now attends the University of Michigan

Christopher Papa (Junior) - Now attends Michigan State University

Mike Klida (Junior) - Now attends the University of Michigan

Jeff Pettibone (Junior) - Now attends the University of Michigan

Paul R. Stoetzer (Freshman) - Senior at Eisenhower, Captain of the Quiz Bowl Team

David Andrews (Freshman) - Senior at Eisenhower

 

Pictures from the State Championship Tournament

April 29, 2002

St. Clair County Community College

Port Huron, MI

The team after winning the final game against Detroit Catholic Central. From Top to Bottom, Left to Right: Jeff Pettibone, Paul Stoetzer, David Andrews, Chris Papa, Chris Hayward, Kevin Roth, Mike Klida

 

The team being presented the championship trophy by Michigan Senate Majority Leader Dan DeGrow (R-Port Huron).

 

The team getting ready for a game.

 

The team posing behind the banner at St. Clair County Community College.

 

The team relaxes during a spare moment.

 

Team Captain Kevin Roth deep in thought during a game.

 

The team thinks about a question during a game against Grosse Pointe South.

 

The team poses for a picture after the final games against Detroit Catholic Central.

 

Another shot of the team after the trophy presentation.

Various Newspaper Clippings about the 2000 Team

 

Copyright 2000, Source Newspapers.

Copyright 2000, The Macomb Daily

Copyright 2000, Shelby-Utica News

Copyright 2000, The Detroit News

Copyright 2000, Source Newspapers

Copyright 2000, The Detroit News

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