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Athletic Training Students Win State Quiz Bowl


Christa Hendrickson ’15; Danielle Owens ’15; and Chasity Wilson ’14

A group of Franklin College students studying athletic training won the 2013 Indiana Athletic Trainers’ Association Annual Quiz Bowl on Sunday, Oct. 27.

Chasity Wilson, a senior from Greensburg, Danielle Owens, a junior from New Palestine, and Christa Hendrickson, a junior from Crown Point, defeated 31 other student teams from eight other Hoosier athletic training programs. They will now move on to compete in the Great Lakes Athletic Trainers’ Association District IV Quiz Bowl, which will host teams from Wisconsin, Minnesota, Michigan, Ohio and Illinois.

This is the third time in ten years that Franklin College students have won the quiz bowl, which is designed with three rounds to test students’ knowledge of athletic training information. Each year the winning group receives the IATA Golden Scissors.

For more information, contact the Franklin College Office of Marketing and Communications at (317) 738-8185.

Founded in 1834, Franklin College is a residential four-year undergraduate liberal arts institution with a scenic, wooded campus located 20 minutes south of downtown Indianapolis. The college prepares men and women for challenging careers and fulfilling lives through the liberal arts, offering its approximately 1,000 students 36 majors, 39 minors and 11 pre-professional programs. In 1842, the college began admitting women, becoming the first coeducational institution in Indiana and the seventh in the nation. Franklin College maintains a voluntary association with the American Baptist Churches USA. For more information, visit www.FranklinCollege.edu.

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