EKU Ties for Fourth Place in Ethics Bowl

Eastern Kentucky University tied for fourth place at the 14th annual Central States Regional Ethics Bowl, held at Marian University on Saturday, Nov. 3.

Thirteen schools participated in the competition. Among the schools EKU outscored were Indiana University, Xavier University, the College of Mount St. Joseph and Wright State University. The champion was Taylor University.

Two EKU teams, sponsored by the EKU Department of Philosophy and Religion, competed at this year’s Bowl.

Team I members included: team captain Alan Branham, a philosophy major from Salyersville; Grant Stringer, humanities, Lexington; and Jonathan Wheeler, emergency medical sciences, Lexington.

Team II members included: team captain Micah Wyatt, philosophy and psychology Livingston; Wade Combs, math education, McKee; Vanessa Martinez, health sciences, Lexington; and Cory Nolan, philosophy, Clay City.

The Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl, sponsored by the Association for Practical and Professional Ethics, is a two-tiered team competition that combines the fun of a tournament with an innovative approach to ethics education for undergraduate students.

Published on November 08, 2012