These four students from River Falls High School won the Northwest Regional Civics Games last week. They'll now move on to the State Competition in Madison for an opportunity to win a $2,000 scholarship. Congratulations, Anika, Joshua, Derek, and Arlo! They competed in and won all four rounds with an impressive 32-2 question margin between themselves and their competitors.
RFHS advances to WI Civics Games state championship

RIVER FALLS – More than 150 students from 29 schools competed Friday in the Wisconsin Newspaper Association Foundation’s Civics Games regional competitions. The teams faced ou in head-to-head competition, answering questions about the state budget, local elections, legislative term limits, quorums and other civics-related issues. Four regional competitions were held virtually via Zoom.

The top three scoring teams from each region will advance to the state champi- onships on May 13 in Room 411 South of the Wiscon –

sin State Capitol in Mad ison. Each member of the state championship winning team will receive a $2,000 scholarship to a Wisconsin college or university. The teams advancing to the state finals include:

• River Falls High School

• Superior High School (Team #1)

• Northland Pines High School

• Ashwaubenon High School

• Seymour Community High School

• New London High School

• Dodgeville High School

• Platteville High School

• Lancaster High School (Team #2) Submitted by Wisconsin Newspaper Association

Photo courtesy of River Falls School District

May 3, 2022