West Bend Wins 2023 Wisconsin Civics Games

Four students from West Bend East and West High Schools are the champions of the third Wisconsin Civics Games, presented by the Wisconsin Newspaper Association Foundation. They were among 62 students from 13 schools statewide who participated in the competition at the state Capitol in Madison. 

The winning team, advised by social studies teacher Mark Drake, included Owen Damkot (captain), Danny Zolp, Abby Lockrem and Myah Latour. They made up one of two teams from their school to make it to the finals. Each will be awarded a $2,000 scholarship to a Wisconsin college or university of their choice. 

Teams from Waunakee High School and River Falls High School took second and third place, respectively.