Congratulations to Elaina K., a fourth-grade student at Campbellton Elementary School, for winning this week’s News Quiz. Elaina wins a $15 gift card to Imo’s Pizza in Washington and Union, our sponsor for this week’s Missourian In Education News Quiz, based on news in the Nov. 11-12 weekend issue of The Missourian.
Here are the answers to this week’s quiz:
What are the medals Othmar “Ott” Jasper earned as a Sherman Tank Gunner in World War II?
Othmar Jasper earned nine medals as a Sherman Tank Gunner in World War II – two purple hearts for twice being wounded in battle, five for each country he fought in, one for good conduct and one for marksmanship.
Which local sports team was in the news as they headed to compete in the state tournament this past weekend?
The Washington High School soccer team played for the state title over the weekend. Update: the team earned second place.
Share one interesting fact you learned from the Newspaper In Education feature “Honoring Our Veterans.”
Answers will vary.
Thanks for taking our News Quiz this week!