Cameron University team reaches finals in KSBI’s “Mind Games” competition

A team of Cameron University Honors Program students have reached the Spring State Finals of KSBI’s Mind Games Tournament, sponsored by the Chickasaw Nation, OERB, and KSBI-52. A victory over a team from Northwestern Oklahoma State University resulted in $3,000 in scholarship awards for the Cameron team, which now moves on to the finals. Team captain Jacob Jardel and team members Brent Chappell, Joel Frambes, Ross Holley, Britany Pyfer and Holden Rowe will face Southwestern Oklahoma State University in the championship round.

Cameron has fielded a Mind Games team since the event’s inception in 2011. This marks the first time the Cameron team has reached the finals.

Jardel is a senior psychology major. Originally from Agana Heights, Guam, he graduated from Lawton High School. Chappell is a senior majoring in mathematics and physics and hails from Fletcher. Frambes, a junior physics major, Holley, a sophomore accounting major, and Pyfer, a senior communication major, are from Lawton. Rowe is a sophomore biology major from Cache.

“Mind Games” brings together teams of students from Oklahoma colleges and universities to compete in a weekly battle of the brains, with $200,000 in scholarship awards at stake. All teams receive scholarship awards either as a consolation prize or as the week’s winning team.


May 7, 2013