From staff reports
Several students from Franklin Area School District placed in the 53rd annual Academic Games Leagues of America National Tournament held in Knoxville, Tennessee last month.
Senior Trevor Wood ended his ninth National Tournament placing second overall in the Theme game, which involved Greek and Roman mythology.
She has attended the National Tournament for five straight years and is known for her Propaganda and Presidents knowledge.
Alyssa’s perfect score helped her team to place seventh in the middle division.
Her Presidents team finished third overall.
Alyssa is Franklin’s third National Champion in the last five years. Trevor was the National Champion in 2014, and David Ferraro was the National Champion last year.
Franklin had 11 students attend the tournament, including Maddy Bush, Sam Burchfield, Tyler Wood, David Ferraro, Christina Bullard, Carlito Motter and Kaizer Kadylak.
Each student competed against more than 1,000 students from Academic Games leagues representing nine states.