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Teams to compete in debut for Kansas Civics Games

Twelve teams, including one from Ellinwood High School, will compete in the inaugural Kansas Civics Games on Thursday, April 1.

The competition is sponsored by the Kansas Press Association, Kansas Newspaper Foundation, Kansas National Education Association and the League of Women Voters. It will be conducted in its first year as a virtual event.

The other teams include Bishop Seabury Academy, Burlington High School, Fredonia Jr./Sr. High School, Kingman High School, Salina South High School, Seaman High School, Shawnee Mission Northwest, Sunrise Christian Academy, Troy High School, Wellsville High School and Wheatland High School.

A prize of $1,000 will be awarded for each winning team member for post-secondary training or concurrent post-secondary training to the institution of their choice, courtesy of the Ruth Garvey Fink Bill of

Rights Fund within the Kansas Newspaper Foundation.