The Imperial County junior high social science/history competition has announced its winners from the March 20 competition in the Brawley Community Learning Center.
All seventh- and eighth-grade schools were eligible to enter a team in the countywide competition. Only one team per school per grade level was allowed to enter. Each team consisted of five members and an alternate.
The categories for the seventh-grade competition were early explorers, historical facts, famous people, significant dates and geographical data. The categories for the eighth-grade competition were state capitals, government, historical facts, famous people, significant dates and geographical data.
The students were able to gain points for their team during an individual skills test involving 10 questions. Each student took a map skills test worth one point for each question, which was than added to the overall team score.