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#SCQ2018: CHAMPION CAMPION… St Andrew-based team wins Schools’ Challenge Quiz

The third time did the charm for the Liguanea, St Andrew-based high school Campion College in Television Jamaica’s Schools’ Challenge Quiz grand finale.

Campion, in its third finale in five years turned in a credible performance in the high-tension clash to beat St Jago High School.

Members of both teams were in tears after the final bell with St Jago’s 13-year-old team member Leroy Cassanova inconsolable.

The Spanish Town-based school had earlier won the toss and asked Campion College to go first.

IN PHOTO: The reactions belie the elation as the winning Campion College team prepares to collect the trophy as 2018 School’s Challenge Quiz winners – Shorn Hector photo

SECTION SCORES:

First section St Jago High School ? 7 Campion ? 6

Section section (Speed challenge) St Jago High School ? 27 Campion ? 29

Third section (Buzzer challenge)  St Jago High School ?  39 Campion ? 47

The Monk Street, St Catherine-based St Jago were heavy favourites going into tonight’s finale.

St Jago, has won the title on four occasions.

FINALE FACTS:

Campion College 2014 -runners up 2016 – runners up 2018 – champions

St Jago 1988 – Champions 1989 – Champions 2008 – Champions 2010 – Champions 2015 – Runners up 2018 – Runners up

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© Humberto José Ramírez

© Humberto José Ramírez Urdaneta

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