In order nurture up and coming talent, the quiz team will be hosting a middle school quiz bowl tournament this year. As a fundraiser, the team will also be hosting a quiz bowl tournament open to members of the community. The dates for both of these events have yet to be determined.
Iversen said that knowing trivia is something that can be handy throughout life.
“I want them (my students) to be the most interesting person in the room,” said Iversen, referring to being able to hold an engaging conversation at a party.
He also said that quiz bowl helps to highlight Cooperstown’s academics.
“This is a nice way (to highlight academics) that’s a little bit competitive and a lot of fun,” said Iversen.