Christian Brothers Academy took 2nd place from a field of 200 schools at The Rite Aid Drug Quiz State Competition, held May 16, 2011, at the Doubletree Hotel, E. Syracuse. Led by faculty coordinator Val Stedman, CBA team members included Tom Benz 15, Josh Brown 15, Katrina Drury 15, Junghye Kim 15, Julie McInvale 15, Hannah Morris 15, and Daniel OConnor 15. Luke Brown 13 served as a peer advisor to the team.
The Rite Aid Drug Quiz is a state-wide competition for students in grades five through eight that aims to increase awareness of the harmful effects of tobacco, alcohol and other drugs. While preparing for competition, students gain knowledge, skills and self-confidence to make safe and healthy choices.
CBA Drug Quiz team for 2011 (l to r) Luke Brown 13 (advisor), Josh Brown 15, Katrina Drury 15 , Daniel OConnor 15, Hannah Morris 15,Tom Benz 15 ,Julie McInvale 15 , Junghye Kim 15, Valerie Stedman (advisor)
The CBA Drug Quiz team consults before answering a question during the contest.
The CBA Drug Quiz team shows off their 2ndplace trophy (l to r): Daniel OConnor 15, Katrina Drury 15, Josh Brown 15, Julie McINvale 15, Tom Benz 15, Hannah Morris 15 and Junghye Kim 15