SOUTH BASS ISLAND
They aren't the biggest team in the league, but that didn't stop Put-in-Bay School District's seventh and eighth grades from taking home first place in the recent Ottawa County Academic Challenge competition. The fifth-grade team came within a single point of first place.
Linda Rence, the team's coach and school enrichment coordinator, said the teams are unique because they are made up of every student in each grade. The district has only 84 students in pre-kindergarten though 12th grade.