Corporate Bowl 2007 - And The Winners Are! - March 2007
(left) First place Team MXA: Ryan Link, Rachael Kaplan, Cassie Lange, Forrest Smith
Second place team Belligerence: Brett Fiedler, Emily Kahn, Robert Potter, Abram Morgan
Third place team Ninja's: Charles Lavalee, Darren Delsignore, Joe Aladeen, David McMichael Amy Morgan Photos - Click photos for larger view.
The final night of Corporate Bowl (Mar. 20, 2007) was fast-paced and exciting! The top three teams were presented with checks from GISBA (Grand Island School Business Alliance) and Mr. Robert Christmann, Superintendent of Schools. Team MXA walked away with first place and $1,000 each, followed by second place Team Belligerence with $500 each, and third place team, The Ninjas with $250 each. The fourth place team, Fire, each received graphing calculators complements of Reynell Educational Resources, Inc.
Time Warner Cable was present to video this exciting event and will air the final round of Corporate Bowl on Time Warner Cable Channel 13 on the following dates:
Saturday, March 24 - 12 noon and 7 p.m.
Sunday, March 25 - 3 p.m.
Saturday, March 31 at 3:30 p.m.
"Thank you to all students, parents, Grand Island faculty, and local community business for their time and donations to this prestigious event," a Corporate Bowl spokesman said.
Shown are three of the preliminary round winning teams (left) Belligerence: Brett Fiedler, Emily Kahn, Robert Potter, Abram Morgan - Team MXA: Ryan Link, Rachael Kaplan, Cassie Lange, Forrest Smith - Remson's Rainbow Quartet: Noah Yanicki, Vincent Covatto, Alex Davis, Shannon Farmer
Shown are two of the unsuccessful teams competing in the preliminary round: (left) Charleee's Angels: Courtney Donner, Cassie Ungaro, Dianne Maerz, Caroline Boron -
Dikeembe's Shoe Horns: Luke Burkhart, Juliana Burkhart, Abby Evans, Ryan Guagliano
Amy Morgan Photos - Click photos for larger view.
Competition was fierce at Grand Island High School as 22 teams squared off in the first night of the ninth annual Corporate Bowl on Tuesday, March 13th. This event is sponsored by GISBA (Grand Island School Business Alliance) and provides over $7,000 in scholarships to the top three teams. Many local businesses were honored during the evening by Schools Superintendent Robert Christmann, and the Grand Island Chamber of Commerce. The event ran smoothly thanks in part to school district Audio/Visual Director, Mr. Mark Gorton, who set the stage for the contestants and Mr. Michael Grosso, the moderator who posed the challenging questions. The faculty of Grand Island High School was also present to serve as judges and score keepers. The final round of this exciting tournament is next Tuesday, March 20th at 7 p.m. in the high school auditorium where the following winners will match up to see who walks away with a scholarship:
Team Jarmo - Marwa Eltagouri, Tara Hook, Jameela Syed, Susan Head
Our Name's Better Than Your Name - Amanda Arki, Cassidy Hogrewe, Karen Figliotti, Abby Cliff
Belligerence - Robert Potter, Emily Kahn, Abe Morgan, Brett Fiedler
The Ninjas - David McMichael, Joe Aladeen, Charles Lavalee, Darren Delsignore
Remson's Rainbow Quartet - Vincent Covatto, Shannon Farmer, Alex Davis, Noah Yaniki Suave - Josh Snyder, Ben Angelo, Justin McInerney, Nick Shemik
Fire - Nick Taylor, Jeremy Meyer, Alex Hultgren, Nick Argy
Purple Turkeys - Amber Hultgren, Bailey DeGlopper, Giovanna Andolina, Catie Hilliard
Team mxa - Cassie Lange, Rachael Kaplan, Forrest Smith, Ryan Link
GISBA High School Corporate Bowl Preliminaries March 13th Theme Basket Raffle Both Nights - 2007
The Grand Island School Business Alliance has announced that the 9th annual Corporate Bowl will be held 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 13th (preliminary round) and Tuesday, March 20th (final round) in the Grand Island High School auditorium. The final round will be taped by Time Warner for broadcast later in March. A theme basket raffle will take place during Corporate Bowl.
Corporate Bowl is an exciting and challenging competition for teams of four, in grades nine through twelve. This year there are 22 teams vying for $7,000 in scholarship money. The students answer questions in categories such as science, math, and social studies and the three winning teams split the scholarship prize. This year’s coordinator for Corporate Bowl is Ms. Kelli Tanzella from Invitrogen and at the High School, Assistant Principal Mr. Christopher Swiatek.
GISBA is comprised of local businesses and education representatives working together to help Grand Island High School students excel in their future careers. For more information on GISBA or to donate a basket to the raffle, contact Cheryl Chamberlain at 773-8820.
The following are photos of the 22 teams competing. Scroll down for names of team members.
C.A.N.T. Charleeee's Angels
Dikeembe's Shoe Horns Duck, Duck, Moose
Nirvana Our Name's Better Than Your Name
Purple Turkeys Remson's Rainbow Quartet
Royal Flush Sara El from MySpace, and stuff
Team Jarmo Team mxa
Team Nimblacious The C-Lo Fan Club
The Ninjas The Paxton Boys
Three Amigos Last Stand Twisted Steel
Corporate Bowl 2007 teams and members follow:
1. Team Nimblacious - Jeff Szczepaniak, Taylor Jackson, Greg Feathers, Evan Tsembelis
2. The Paxton Boys - Sam Kilb, Ryan Killian, Jordan Toth, Adam Masse
3. Team Jarmo - Marwa Eltagouri, Tara Hook, Jameela Syed, Susan Head
4. C.A.N.T. - Nick Vallina, Alex Richter, Charlene Meyer, Taylor Kaufman
5. Our Name’s Better Than Your Name - Amanda Arki, Cassidy Hogrewe, Karen Figliotti, Abby Cliff
6. Charlieeee’s Angels - Cassie Ungaro, Dianne Maerz, Caroline Boron, Courtney Donner
7. The C-Lo Fan Club - T.J. Slipko, Dave Benko, Josh Kaplan, James Sica
8. Duck, Duck, Moose - Kahla Cerrillo, Jenny Huber, Kenneth Cerrillo, Brenna McCabe
9. Belligerence - Robert Potter, Emily Kahn, Abe Morgan, Brett Fiedler
10. Three Amigo’s Last Stand - James Rayhill, Zack Tondera, Adam Bakula, Casey Olszewski
11. Dikeembe’s Shoehorns - Juliana Burkhart, Ryan Guagliano, Abby Evans, Luke Burkhart
12. The Ninjas - David McMichael, Joe Aladeen, Charles Lavalee, Darren Delsignore
13. Sara El from MySpace & Stuff - Sara ElHoussieny, Pat Sexton, Stephanie Cartwright, Sam Chambers
14. Remson’s Rainbow Quartet - Vincent Covatto, Shannon Farmer, Alex Davis, Noah Yaniki
15. Suave - Josh Snyder, Ben Angelo, Justin McInerney, Nick Shemik
16. Nirvana - Laura Koller, Keran Mattu, Aman Mattu, Kelly Hooven
17. Fire - Nick Taylor, Jeremy Meyer, Alex Hultgren, Nick Argy
18. Babylon - Amanda Jaeger, Shana Wierchowski, Matt Little, Beth Szpala
19. Purple Turkeys - Amber Hultgren, Bailey DeGlopper, Giovanna Andolina, Catie Hilliard
20. Twisted Steel - Chris Podlucky, Chris Fiels, Matt Ludwig, Nick Muoio 21. Team mxa - Cassie Lange, Rachael Kaplan, Forrest Smith, Ryan Link 22. Royal Flush - Kevin Pifer, Kiel Clark, Vida Rostami, Bessie Zhang
Ninth Annual Corporate Bowl Announced - 2007
The Ninth Annual Corporate Bowl, sponsored by the Grand Island School Business Alliance (GISBA) and local area businesses, is quickly approaching. Preliminary Rounds take place Tuesday March 13th with Finals on Tuesday March 20th. Parents, students, sponsors and the community at large are highly encouraged to attend the Corporate Bowl at the Grand Island High School. Both nights begin at 7 p.m., where you can try your luck at the Theme Basket Raffle and support your team.
The Corporate Bowl provides Grand Island High School students a chance to use their academic skills to compete for college scholarship awards through several rounds of competition. The fast-paced questioning creates an exciting mood as teams rush to “buzz in” with the correct answer. Members of the top three teams are presented with their share of the scholarship funds raised through this effort.
GISBA, originally founded to build a relationship between the school district and the Grand Island business community to assist in developing the job skills of the today’s young adults, gives one hundred percent (100%) of the money raised to support activities such as Corporate Bowl, Job Search, and Shadow Day.
"Local business community and area leaders your support is needed to help our students succeed," a spokesman for Corporate Bowl 2007 said this week. Donations may be made at the Platinum ($1000 or greater), Gold ($500-$999) or Silver ($100-$499) levels, though any donation is appreciated and acknowledged in the information booklet provided at the day's events. Checks may be made out to the Grand Island Foundation and mailed to Invitrogen Corporation c/o Kelli Tanzella 3175 Staley Road, Grand Island, NY 14072.
The Corporate bowl will take place in the Grand Island High School Auditorium:
Preliminary Rounds - Tuesday, March 13th Finals - Tuesday, March 20th
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