Nay Ah Shing Teams Shine at Quiz Bowl


Nine teams from around the state registered for the Annual Neyaashiing Quiz Bowl: two each from Nay Ah Shing, International Falls, and Fond du Lac, and one each from Detroit Lakes, Mahnomen, and Greenway. In the end, Nay Ah Shing’s two teams took first and second, followed by Mahnomen. Byron Ninham and Waabishkigaabaw served as moderators. Biidaana (LeAnn) Benjamin expressed her gratitute to Beth Gruber, Mille Lacs Corporate Ventures, Alyssa Welsh, the DNR, Colleen McKinney, Public Health, Erin Stresow, and the Human Resources Department. "In total we gave out 16 bags full of items from the departments listed," said Biidaana. "Chi-miigwech! Your donations helped us out so much."

Pictured above: Mia Sam, Ronni Jourdain, Clara Gahbow. Below: Caleb Sam, Adam Benjamin, Chase Sam, RaeAna Sam-Nickaboine.