15th November 2019 — A team from Monmouth School for Girls has triumphed in a long-running general knowledge quiz.
Daisy Phillips (captain), Carys Faulkner, Joana Anjos, and Freya Laws became the first all-girls' team from Monmouth to win the annual Prep Schools’ Challenge since it was founded in 1980.
The Monmouth School for Girls' A team, which lifted the Christabel Knight Cup, fought off strong competition from The Elms School in the final and will now be attending the Regional Junior Schools' Challenge.
Monmouth School for Boys, which won the competition in 2017, hosts the annual event which involves independent schools in the region.
Prep Schools' Challenge Co-ordinator, Miss Sarah Fowler, thanked Mr Gordon Woods who presented the prizes and all the staff who took part, either as quiz-masters or to bring their teams along.
Trophy winners: Christabel Knight Cup – Monmouth School for Girls A; Runners up Salver - The Elms; The Gordon Woods Cup - Abberley Hall A; The Mark Neale Cup - The Downs.