The Downey Legend

Quiz Bowlers Win Gold!

Downey High School’s Quiz Bowl team is more than a club, according to senior, Carlos Agredano, rather, it is about the familial relationships he’s made with his fellow Quiz Bowlers. “For me, it’s the jokes we make and the ability to understand each other with intellectual jokes that you’re not usually able to tell regular people,” Agredano said. “The whole concept is a team and brotherhood, because we’re all guys- well the majority.”

Dianna Jimenez, Staff Writer

May 6, 2016

During the week of Spring Break, the seven competent Quiz Bowlers of Downey High School drove down to San Diego to compete in the state finals of SkillsUSA. With nothing but knowledge and perseverance permeating their minds, all seven members succeeded in the finals by beating all top competing sch...

So you think you have skills?

During the weekend of Apr. 9-12, Aron Ramirez, 12, went to Town and Country, a hotel located in San Diego, to participate in the Skills USA competition and advances to the nationals in Lowville, Kentucky.  “It made me feel like a proud papa when all the teams medalled, because I saw that every individuals effort was paid off.”

Natalie Gomez, Arts & Entertainment Section Editor/ Staff Writer

May 13, 2015

Over spring break, Downey High’s Quiz Bowl team competed at SkillsUSA, in San Diego, California, where they swept the competition winning gold, silver, and bronze medals and qualified for the national competition set to take place in June.   Coming out of a tough loss at the state conference...

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