BHS team takes trivia title


AAUW’s annual event benefits education

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Members of Four Old Teachers and Sam from Riverside Schools, from the left, Lucinda Fleming, Sam Ryan, Stacey Fauley, Andy Phelps and Angel Allen. (EXAMINER PHOTO | MANDY LOEHR)

Perennial trivia masters Bellefontaine High School Team A had an especially successful evening at the 22nd annual American Association of University Women’s Trivia Bee, racking up 90 points in the 10-round event Wednesday and securing its sixth championship.


“It was the most points that we’d ever scored,” team member Bill Badenhop, retired BHS principal and former Bellefontaine City Schools director of administrative services, said at the conclusion of the competition featuring a total of 24 teams.

AAUW Trivia Bee winners


The 2019 Trivia Masters of the American Association of University Women’s Trivia Bee are members of Bellefontaine High School Team A, from the left, Jim Robinson, Bill Badenhop, Richard Kurtz, Steven Henry and Mark Barlow.

“It hit all of our strengths,” said Mark Barlow, a retired BHS American history teacher. “It seemed like for each of the categories, there was a team member who was well-versed in that topic.”

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