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LSUA Hosts Arna Bontemps African American Heritage Quiz Bowl

Released: 05/05/2010

LSU Alexandria will host the 16th annual Arna Bontemps African American Heritage Quiz Bowl in the Coughlin Hall auditorium Friday and Saturday, announced Dessie Williams, event chairwoman and LSUA director of multicultural and international affairs. The quiz bowl is free and open to the public from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Elementary, junior high and high school students statewide will compete in three-member teams. Questions will cover 13 African American history categories. The competition will be in electronic format, which includes video footage of special guest presenting questions.

Winners will receive U.S. Savings Bonds, medals and certificates of merit.