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9th Annual Athens Area Black History Quiz Bowl Scheduled

Registration is now open for the Ninth Annual Athens Area Black History Quiz Bowl. The academic competition is open to youth in grades 5 to 12 and promotes an awareness of and appreciation for African-American heritage. This year’s theme is “Looking Back to Move Forward: Continuing the Legacy.”

The 2022 Bowl is Saturday, June 11, at the Elizabeth G. King Gymnasium located at 440 Dearing Extension.

Winning teams will receive $2,000, $1,000 or $500 prizes.

Registration and fees are due by March 14th. For more information, call 706-247-6777 or email aabhbowl@gmail.com.

Alexia Ridley joined WUGA as Television and Radio News Anchor and Reporter in 2013. When WUGA TV concluded operations, she became the primary Reporter for WUGA Radio. Alexia came to Athens from Macon where she served as the News Director and show host for WGXA TV. She's a career journalist and Savannah native hailing from the University of Michigan. However, Alexia considers herself an honorary UGA DAWG!