Duquesne Student/Eastern Quiz Bowl Champ Will Compete for National Title
Katie Barr, a fourth-year athletic training (AT) student in Duquesne University's Rangos School of Health Sciences, will serve as the eastern finalist at the National Quiz Bowl during the National Athletic Trainers' Association's 64th Annual Meeting and Clinical Symposia in June.
Barr competed against other professional-phase students from AT programs in the northeast United States at the Jeopardy-style competition on Jan. 4 at the annual Eastern Athletic Trainers' Association Meeting and Clinical Symposium in Buffalo, NY.
Barr is a native of Frederick, Md.
Founded in 1878, Duquesne is consistently ranked among the nation's top Catholic research universities for its award-winning faculty and tradition of academic excellence. The University is nationally ranked by U.S. News and World Report and the Princeton Review for its rich academic programs in nine schools of study for nearly 10,000 graduate and undergraduate students, and by the Washington Monthly for service and contributing to students' social mobility. Duquesne is a member of the U.S. President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction for its contributions to Pittsburgh and communities around the globe. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Princeton Review's Guide to Green Colleges acknowledge Duquesne's commitment to sustainability.