JAMESTOWN, N.D. (NewsDakota.com) – The Jamestown High School Team #1 won the state LifeSmarts Competition in February and will be representing North Dakota in the national spotlight.
Nine high school teams competed in several double elimination rounds before Jamestown emerged victorious. The state champion team members are Ligia Schulz, Cris Dupre, Julia Shirley, Courtnay Kiecker, and Kalen Christensen. They are coached by Marchel Krieger.
Ligia Schultz, the team captain, spoke for the team saying, “We put a lot of hard work, dedication and team work into this event and we are excited to show Pittsburgh what North Dakota has got.”
The national competition begins today and goes through Monday.
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