Econ team competes in quiz bowl competition

February 14, 2017

2017 ISU Quiz bowl teamEight Department of Economics students—Kyle Bates, Izak Christensen, Nathan Christenson, DeAnna Hanner, Geordan Hanson, Catherine Isley, Trevin Kennedy, and Brandon Klaes – participated in this year’s Southern Agricultural Economics Association undergraduate quiz bowl competition.

The event, held Feb. 4-6 in Mobile, Alabama, was an excellent way for students to further their economics knowledge and network with professionals from across the country. There were 128 undergraduates competing in the quiz bowl competition this year. Overall, the Iowa State undergrads had a strong showing, with multiple teams advancing far in the tournament and Christensen’s team taking first place.

The competing team members—DeAnna Hanner, Izak Christensen, Geordan Hanson, Nathan Christenson, Brandon Klaes, Kyle Bates, Trevin Kennedy, and Catherine Isley—are pictured at the quiz bowl competition.