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RE's academic teams excel at home

Ransom Everglades completed a near-sweep of titles at the 2019 Southern Florida Winter History Bee and Bowl at RE on January 12, with a team of middle schoolers winning the junior varsity bowl and RE students earning victories in the individual varsity and junior varsity bees. RE also scored a second- and third-place finish in the varsity bowl on a day that many RE students qualified for the national championships in Arlington, Va., in April.
Lucas Miner '20 won the varsity bee as Jake Quanstrom '20 earned recognition as a finalist. Javier Kumar '22 and Leo Fein '23 finished first and second, respectively, in the junior varsity bee, and Daniel Figueroa '24 advanced to the finals. 

Fein, Figueroa and Lucas Blanco '24 went undefeated (7-0) in the junior varsity division despite competing against teams of ninth and 10th graders to win the JV title. Miner, Justin Lopez '19, Alex Boehm '19 and  Quanstrom went undefeated in the varsity preliminaries before falling to a team from Belen Jesuit in the final. Vivi Davis '21 and Kumar also went undefeated in the prelims and finished third overall.

RE's Upper School teams were led by coach Branly Fontaine; Joe Mauro coached the Middle School students. All of the top finishers advanced to the national championships.
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Middle School2045 South Bayshore DriveTel: 305-250-6850
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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 mission of Ransom Everglades School is to provide an educational environment in which the pursuit of honor, academic excellence and intellectual growth is complemented by concern for the physical, cultural and character development of each student. 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.