2017-08-11 / Schools

Team rounds up another win



ROPING IN THE MEDALS—The team from Las Colinas Middle School took second place in the 2017 Academic Rodeo at the Ventura County Fairgrounds on Aug. 5. Las Colinas competed against other Ventura County middle schools in the competition, which included a question-and-answer portion and a spelling bee. Since 2014, the team has raised about $5,000 for the Camarillo school, said coach Nirmala Bheemisetty. The team includes, from left, Sophie Hanchey, sixth grade; Naomi Zhang, seventh grade; Benjamin Scheerger, seventh grade; Tanvi Patil, seventh grade; Joshua Lau, seventh grade; Anvith Bheemisetty, eighth grade; and Nirmala Bheemisetty. ROPING IN THE MEDALS—The team from Las Colinas Middle School took second place in the 2017 Academic Rodeo at the Ventura County Fairgrounds on Aug. 5. Las Colinas competed against other Ventura County middle schools in the competition, which included a question-and-answer portion and a spelling bee. Since 2014, the team has raised about $5,000 for the Camarillo school, said coach Nirmala Bheemisetty. The team includes, from left, Sophie Hanchey, sixth grade; Naomi Zhang, seventh grade; Benjamin Scheerger, seventh grade; Tanvi Patil, seventh grade; Joshua Lau, seventh grade; Anvith Bheemisetty, eighth grade; and Nirmala Bheemisetty.

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