CHARLESTON — Youth from Living Waters Assembly of God in Farmington traveled to Charleston Pentecostal Church on March 3 to compete in the Northern New England District Bible Quiz Meet.

This was the final meet for the 2017-2018 season where teams from Central Maine come together to test their ability to memorize and understand God’s Word by answering questions and quoting scriptures worth 10, 20 or 30 points.

Other quizzers were from Scarborough, Augusta, Wilton and Charleston. Churches sent team coaches, judges and score keepers to officiate the matches.

The Junior Bible Quiz Team, (grades one-six) from Living Waters came in second place overall. Individual results were Sophia Steward, 11th place; Devon Tanner, eighth; Grace Bolens, sixth; and Wyatt Steward, fifth.

The Teen Bible Quizzers (grades six-12) placed fourth overall. Individual scorers were Calvin Tanner, eighth; Micah Bolens, sixth; Julia Hatch, fourth; and Emma Bolens, third.

Other team members are Tommy Moody, Avery Kangas, Jacob Moody and Marianna Gonzales-McNeil.

After the competition, teams, coaches, officials and their guests celebrated their accomplishments at a banquet put on by the Charleston Pentecostal Church.

The combined teams in the Teen and Junior Bible Quiz Leagues include members, from left, back row, Marianna Gonzales-McNeil, Emmalee Bolens and Micah Bolens; middle row, Sophia Steward, Grace Bolens, Devon Tanner, Calvin Tanner and Jacob Moody; and, front row, Wyatt Steward.

The second-place winning team is Amor of God, which includes members, from left, Wyatt Steward, Sophia Steward, Devon Tanner, Grace Bolens and Coach Doris Mitchell.


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