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UMass forestry students victorious in New England Quiz Bowl

Posted: March 24th, 2009

Left-to-Right: David Clapham, Jeff Hutchins, and Robert HerrickThe team representing the UMass Student Chapter of the Society of American Foresters won the annual Quiz Bowl competition held March 18, 2009 at the 89th annual winter meeting of the New England Society of American Foresters in Portland, Maine. The UMass team of (left-to-right) David Clapham, Jeff Hutchins, and Robert Herrick defeated the University of Maine team before a lively audience. The Quiz Bowl competition was patterned after the famous television game show of “Jeopardy”, and students compete head-to-head with another team by answering questions on a variety of topics related to trees, forests, and forestry.