Precious Pearls win brain bowl

From left are Ja'lisa Lake, Ana Nichols Holcy, Amanda Tinker, Ariel Word, Sierra Coomber, Cierra King and Kaylin Hilliard. The competition is held each year by the Florida Education Fund to expose students to African-American history and culture.

CLEVELAND TINKER/Special to the Guardian
Published: Wednesday, February 6, 2013 at 2:11 p.m.
Last Modified: Wednesday, February 6, 2013 at 2:11 p.m.

The Precious Pearls, a group for teen girls sponsored by the Mu Upsilon Omega chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc., won the 14th annual Santa Fe College Center of Excellence Brain Bowl county-regional competition held Saturday at Santa Fe. The Precious Pearls will now advance to the state competition this spring with a chance to earn full college scholarships.

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