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Morgan McCall celebrating her knowledge of U.S. History in a competition against Erica Viking and The Hoff from Coyote 102.5 radio. Photo by Angelina Rose Lane.

By Ashley Page

Monday morning Moriarty High School was featured on a trivia segment of the Coyote 102.5 morning radio show, hosted by Erica Viking and The Hoff.

School principal Doug Wine contacted the show, challenging the DJs to a trivia competition with the high school’s National History Day (NHD) team.

The first round featured U.S. government questions and pitted Morgan McCall, a junior, against the radio DJs. Wine and NHD teacher Amy Page competed against the DJs in the second round, which showcased rock history questions.

The radio segment highlighted the success of Moriarty’s students in the NHD competition. Excited by the feature, Wine said that “there are some great things happening at the school that people need to know about.”

Both DJs expressed during the broadcast how impressed they were with the talent of the students and invited the class to tour the studio in November. Segments from the broadcast are featured on the Coyote 102.5 Facebook page.

Leota Harriman
Leota Harriman

Leota started working for The Independent in 2006, working her way up through the ranks. An employee buyout in 2010 led to her ownership of the newspaper. Leota has served on the board of the N.M. Press Association, and is currently its First Vice President. She is passionate about health and wellness, especially mental health, and loves making art. She can be reached at [email protected]