South Forsyth Middle School Wins 2017 PAGE Academic Bowl
for Middle Grades State Championship
South Forsyth Middle School claimed the top spot in the 2017 PAGE Academic Bowl for Middle Grades State Championship competition.The Forsyth County Schools team won the title at the PAGE (Professional Association of Georgia Educators) event on Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017, at the Georgia College & State University (GC&SU) Arts and Sciences Auditorium in Milledgeville, GA.
During the morning session of the event, 24 semi-finalist teams from across the state competed in a round-robin competition.Eight teams emerged as finalists from that round of competition, and those teams competed against each other in the afternoon single-elimination competition session, with South Forsyth Middle School’s academic bowl team winning top honors. The team members are Captain Ben Hempker, Rohan Desai, Aadi Karthik, Yugesh Muralidhar, Andy Zhang, Emily Zhang and Tom Ciaccia. The team is coached by Sharon Smith, Liz Rushton and Ashley Calloway.