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He is a four-time [[history bee]] national semifinalist, consecutively from 2015-2018. At 2018 middle school nats, he finished 5th in the country in the 8th grade division, but missed out on reaching finals after narrowly losing to [[Cooper Roh]] in the semis. Perhaps his best overall individual performance came when he placed seventh in JV at the 2019 [[US History Bee]], which marked his first finals appearance in a major nationals event.
 
He is a four-time [[history bee]] national semifinalist, consecutively from 2015-2018. At 2018 middle school nats, he finished 5th in the country in the 8th grade division, but missed out on reaching finals after narrowly losing to [[Cooper Roh]] in the semis. Perhaps his best overall individual performance came when he placed seventh in JV at the 2019 [[US History Bee]], which marked his first finals appearance in a major nationals event.
  
His streak of five consecutive regional titles (2015-2019) in history bee ended in 2020. At the 2016 ACE regional finals, he won a close final against [[Ameya Singh]] following a furious comeback. At the 2019 San Diego NHBB tournament, he beat [[Amogh Kulkarni]] by one tossup to win bee finals. In 2020, however, Amogh soundly won the NHBB regional bee, and Nate finished 3rd behind Kulkarni and fellow Arcadia player [[Ryan Sun]].
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His streak of five consecutive regional titles (2015-2019) in history bee ended in 2020. At the 2016 ACE regional finals, he won a close final against [[Ameya Singh]] following a furious comeback. At the 2019 San Diego NHBB tournament, he beat [[Amogh Kulkarni]] by one tossup to win bee finals. But in 2020, Amogh soundly won the NHBB regional bee, and Nate finished 3rd behind Kulkarni and fellow Arcadia player [[Ryan Sun]].
  
 
Kang also won two consecutive national championships in [[trash|Sports & Entertainment]] Bee, in 2017 (ACE 7th grade division) & 2018 (NHBB high school JV).
 
Kang also won two consecutive national championships in [[trash|Sports & Entertainment]] Bee, in 2017 (ACE 7th grade division) & 2018 (NHBB high school JV).
  
 
He began playing general quizbowl as a freshman.
 
He began playing general quizbowl as a freshman.
 
==Personal==
 
He runs cross country and track & field for St. Margaret's, but his favorite sport is baseball.
 
 
===Studying===
 
Kang has studied with and mentored his friend [[Max Razmjoo]] for NHBB.
 
  
 
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[[Category:Middle school players active in 2018]]
[[Category:High school players active in 2018]]
 
 
[[Category:High school players active in 2019]]
 
[[Category:High school players active in 2019]]
 
[[Category:High school players active in 2020]]
 
[[Category:High school players active in 2020]]
 
[[Category:High school quizbowl in California]]
 
[[Category:High school quizbowl in California]]

Revision as of 09:51, 21 April 2020

Nathaniel Kang
Noted Subjects:
History, Sports, Literature, Jazz
Current Collegiate Team None
Past Collegiate Teams None
High School Team St. Margaret's (2018 - Present)
Middle School Team Camelot Academy (2017 - 2018)
Grace Classical (2015 - 2017)

Nathaniel Kang (Class of 2022) is a high school player who currently captains St. Margaret's in the SoCal circuit. Primarily a history specialist, he established the SMES program in 2018, as well as the school's history and quizbowl clubs. He has competed in NHBB competition for six years but only began playing general QB as a high school freshman.

Career

He is a four-time history bee national semifinalist, consecutively from 2015-2018. At 2018 middle school nats, he finished 5th in the country in the 8th grade division, but missed out on reaching finals after narrowly losing to Cooper Roh in the semis. Perhaps his best overall individual performance came when he placed seventh in JV at the 2019 US History Bee, which marked his first finals appearance in a major nationals event.

His streak of five consecutive regional titles (2015-2019) in history bee ended in 2020. At the 2016 ACE regional finals, he won a close final against Ameya Singh following a furious comeback. At the 2019 San Diego NHBB tournament, he beat Amogh Kulkarni by one tossup to win bee finals. But in 2020, Amogh soundly won the NHBB regional bee, and Nate finished 3rd behind Kulkarni and fellow Arcadia player Ryan Sun.

Kang also won two consecutive national championships in Sports & Entertainment Bee, in 2017 (ACE 7th grade division) & 2018 (NHBB high school JV).

He began playing general quizbowl as a freshman.