February 05, 2018

2018 ASAS Southern Section Academic Quadrathalon

Congratulations to all the participants! 

The 2018 ASAS Southern Section Academic Quadrathalon was held Saturday and Sunday. Tarleton State University hosted the lab practicum portion of the event and the written exam. Thanks to Drs. Damron (dean) Dr. Owsley (department head) and Dr. W. Brandon Smith (Tarleton’s coach and lab practicum coordinator). The oral presentations and the quiz bowl were held at the Hilton on Sunday. It was an excellent and extremely competitive contest. A total of 11 teams from across the Southern Section (including 2 schools fielding teams for the first time) competed. Thanks to the committee, Drs. Blake Wilson, Joseph (Jay) Daniel, Patricia Harrelson, and David Forrest for all of their hard work and service in organizing and conducting a successful and competitive academic quadrathalon.

OVERALL WINNERS:
1st Place - Texas A&M University
2nd Place - Texas Tech University
3rd Place - Oklahoma State University

A tiebreaker was used to separate the top 2 teams and only 2 points in the standings separated first through third.

For the four individual parts...

Lab Practicum 
1st Place - Texas A&M University
2nd Place - Oklahoma State University
3rd Place - Texas Tech University

Written Exam
1st Place - Oklahoma State University
2nd Place - Texas A&M University
3rd Place - Texas Tech University

Oral Presentation
1st Place - Tuskegee University
2nd Place - Texas Tech University
3rd Place - Mississippi State University

Quiz Bowl
1st Place - Texas A&M University
2nd Place - Texas Tech University
3rd Place - Tarleton State University