Britney Castleman

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Britney Castleman
Noted subjects french literature, history, spanish, russian, Wishbone
Current college Queen's University (2012 - 2013)

University of Ottawa (2007-2011)

High school Napanee District Secondary School (2003-2007)
Stats HDWhite • NAQT

Britney hails from the small town of Napanee, Ontario and began playing Reach for the Top in Grade 10, as well as Whiz Quiz. She joined the UOttawa trivia club in her first year of university and was elected president two years later. She was re-elected President for the 2010-2011 year, by a margin of one vote over teammate Brendan McKendy.

In May 2010, 2011, 2014 and 2015 she was a moderator at Reach for the Top Nationals held in Toronto.

In June 2011, she completed her BA in Français langue seconde with a minor in études françaises. In July 2011 she earned the position of secretary in the Ontario Quizbowl Association. During her Bachelor of Education degree she practiced and competed in Quizbowl with the Queen's University Quizbowl club.

Since 2017 she has resided in Ottawa. Currently she is an intermediate French Immersion teacher in the Ottawa Catholic School Board. During the 2021-2022 season, she was part of the question writing team for Reach for the Top, as well as the Canadian production of PopWhiz. ( During the 2021-2022 academic year she coached the Grade 7/8 Intermediate Reach for the Top team at St. Josephine's Virtual Academy, who went on to place 4th at the first ever Reach for the Top Junior Nationals. In her second season as Coach in 2022-2023, St. Mark Catholic High School were the Junior National Finalists.