North Gwinnett Middle School team wins statewide academic bowl

A team from North Gwinnett Middle School won top honors at this year’s PAGE Academic Bowl for Middle Grades State Championship competition held on Jan. 25 at the Arts and Sciences Auditorium on the campus of Georgia College and State University in Milledgeville.

The team consists of students Ipsita Bhattacharya, Jack Hunsaker, Nagayuvan Ayyachamy, Srishti Sood and Thomas Jenkins. North Gwinnett Middle School teachers Scott Johnson, Scott Kim and Kelly Lorenz coach the team. More than 1,000 students throughout the state competed at the local, regional and state levels of the PAGE Academic Bowl for Middle Grades.