Brain Buster supporters |

Brain Buster supporters

On Saturday, Feb. 9, Bitney College Prep High School hosted the second annual Brain Buster Challenge, an event that brought together 35 middle school students for a fun-filled afternoon of mental and physical challenges.

Thanks to the following event sponsors for helping to make the event a huge success: 49er Family Fun Park, Dennis Tucker, Hansen Brothers/HBE Rentals, Ins and Outs of Roundabouts, Objective Insights, Spencer Business Services, United Country Auctions and Video Library.

Thanks also to the following local businesses that donated food and prizes: Baskin Robbins, Coldstone, Daily Donut, Fibers, Grocery Outlet, Mountain Mike’s Pizza, Prosperity Lanes, Raley’s, Roundtable Pizza, Save Mart, Sierra Cinemas, SPD and Subway.

Thanks to Nevada County Superintendent of Schools Holly Hermansen for presenting the winning trophy to the “Smart S.M.A.T.S.” from Seven Hills. Thanks to the teachers and principals who prepared their students for the event: Joe Limov (Seven Hills), Kristin Aguilar and Brian Buckley (Lyman Gilmore), Jeremy Noble (Pleasant Valley), Sue Muir (Union Hill) and Deborah Pinto (Grass Valley Charter).

And, of course, thanks to all the middle school students who participated. Your enthusiasm was infectious!

Bruce Herring

Dean of Academic Affairs

Bitney College Prep High School

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