Obituary: Candace Benefiel (Texas A&M)

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Obituary: Candace Benefiel (Texas A&M)

Postby etchdulac » Wed Aug 02, 2017 4:18 pm

It is with great sadness that Texas Quiz Bowl Alliance announces the passing of Candace Benefiel at age 60 following a fight with cancer. Candace worked with TQBA as a mentor and advisor since its founding and served as faculty sponsor of the Texas A&M Quiz Bowl program. From 2003 to 2007, Texas A&M placed in the top five at ACF Nats each year, including the 2006 championship for which she got the decisive tossup.

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Re: Obituary: Candace Benefiel (Texas A&M)

Postby SpanishSpy » Thu Aug 03, 2017 1:44 pm

What a tragedy.

May she rest in peace.
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