Stillman Team Headed To California To Compete For National Title
Stillman College continues to do great things. This time, a trivia team has made headlines for making it to the National competition in California.
Saturday, April 15th, Stillman's Honda Campus All-Star Challenge Team will travel to Torrence, California to compete in the National Championship.
"I’m pretty excited to be going to California, it’s my first time to going out there," said Zharia Lankford, a member of the Honda All-Star Challenge team.
The Honda Campus All-Star Challenge team a trivia team, and the trivia events are described as family feud with a mix of jeopardy. The events are held at HBCU campuses all over the country.
According to team member Zharia Lankford, questions range from science to African American history.
Recently, the Stillman team traveled to Alabama A & M to compete in the National Qualifying tournament and ended up winning.
The next challenge for the team is the National Tournament happening in California.
Stillman's team competed with HBCU's from all over the country and won the qualifying round at the last second with a correct answer on the very last question.
The 2023 Honda Campus All-Star Challenge participating HBCUs are: Alabama A&M University, Alabama State University, Albany State University, Benedict College, Bowie State University, Central State University, Cheyney University-Pennsylvania, Claflin University, Elizabeth City State University, Florida A&M University, Hampton University, Howard University, Kentucky State University, Langston University, Lincoln University-Pennsylvania, Morehouse College, Morgan State University, Norfolk State University, North Carolina A&T State University, North Carolina Central University, Oakwood University, Prairie View A&M University, Shaw University, Southern University-Baton Rouge, Spelman College, Stillman College, Tennessee State University, Tuskegee University, University of Arkansas-Pine Bluff, University-District of Columbia, Virginia State University, Winston-Salem State University.
The schools compete for the National Championship title and a share of more than $400,000 in institutional grants.
We're wishing the Stillman College team the best of luck in California.