Ashley Ridge Quest Stomps Out the Competition


Mic Smith

Ashley Ridge Level 3 Quest

Olivia Brown, Writer

This weekend, Trident Technical College hosted their 31st annual Quest competition. The Ashley Ridge Level III and Level IV Quest teams competed in the competition and did extremely well. There are a variety of different categories in the Quest program, and the swamp foxes managed to succeed in each of them.

Over 1,000 students from Dorchester, Berkley and Charleston County attended the competition. The competition ranged from the grades of middle school to high school students. 37 schools total were able to participate this year, which is a major success.

Students are able to earn points in the competition through social studies, science and math, public speaking, visual arts, etc.

With the help of some of the best coaches, Ashley Ridge teachers, the students were able to prevail and win many different awards.

  • Quest Culinary Placed 1stoverall in their first year competing!
  • Quest Level 3 placed 1stOverall
  • Quest Level 4 placed 2ndOverall
  • Quest Level 3 Visual Arts – Nicole Ammerall Placed 3rd
  • Quest Level 3 Public Speaking – Jackson Barnard  Placed 3rd
  • Quest Level 1 Spanish – Eric Jasso Placed 3rd
  • Quest Level 3 Composition – Hailey Taylor Placed 2nd
  • Quest Level 3 Math – Placed 2nd
  • Quest Level 3 Science – Placed 2nd
  • Quest Level 3 Social Studies – Placed 1st
  • Quest Level 4 Math placed 2nd
  • Quest Level 4 Composition – Hailey Holmes Placed 1st
  • Quest Level 4 Public Speaking – Jeremiah Williams Placed 1st

“Last year I was able to have this experience, and to do it again was great,” said Jeremiah Williams.

Congratulations to the Ashley Ridge Quest teams on their big accomplishments.