RE teams win four first places at the Winter South Florida History Bee and Bowl
RE swept the top awards – four first places – at the 2024 South Florida Winter History Bee and Bowl at Ransom Everglades on Jan. 20 and collected other top finishes. Daniel Figueroa '24 won the varsity bee title and Parker Jelke '27 won the junior varsity bee. RE's Jelke, Jacob Aronow '26 and Charles Reizenstein '26 won the varsity bowl title and JackGonzalez '28, Jack Akselrad '28, Jaz Puri '28 and Noah Veras '29 won the JV bowl title.
In the JV bee, Puri finished second and Zach Corbin-Cheah '27 finished third.
In the JV bowl competition, Lucas Gonzalez '27, Corbin-Cheah and Nick Motoki '27 earned third place, and Julian Jelke '28, Evan Powe '28, Ella Griffin '28 and Ciaran Clingan '28 claimed fourth.
Founded in 1903, Ransom Everglades School is a coeducational, college preparatory day school for grades 6 - 12 located on two campuses in Coconut Grove, Florida. Ransom Everglades School produces graduates who "believe that they are in the world not so much for what they can get out of it as for what they can put into it." The school provides rigorous college preparation that promotes the student's sense of identity, community, personal integrity and values for a productive and satisfying life, and prepares the student to lead and to contribute to society.