article and photo courtesy Eric "Gil" Kimmons
On Saturday, March 4, 2016, 140 people gathered at Glad Tidings Bible Camp for a competition. The competition was a Bible Quiz for Awana clubs. The Wausa Awana Club competed against Awana Clubs from Norfolk, Stanton, Concord, Bloomfield and Yankton. They competed with clubbers that were in the same book. The team was coached by Jamie Kimmons and Cheryl Marks and sponsored by the Evangelical Covenant Church.
The Wausa team members took home many medals. For Ultimate Challenge Book 1, Wausa took 1st place. For Ultimate Adventure Book 1 and Ultimate Challenge Book 2, Wausa took 2nd place. Hannah Kleinschmidt, Taylor Kleinschmidt, Cole Story, Emma Story, and Kendall Story all took home perfect score medals on either the written or multiple choice quizzes.
Awana is an international evangelical nonprofit organization founded in 1950. The mission of Awana is to help "churches and parents worldwide raise children and youth to know, love and serve God"