IAD’s Bible Boom Grand Finale scores for Dec. 10, 2016. Image by IAD

December 10, 2016 | San Pedro de Macorís, Dominican Republic | Libna Stevens/IAD

Zarith Méndez of the North Colombia region took the top spot as the Bible Boom grand prize winner today during Inter-America’s territory-wide Bible competition held in San Pedro de Macorís, Dominican Republic.

Méndez with a score of 450 points, beat 20 other regional finalists in the 13th such annual event held across the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Inter-America. She answered 45 questions in 3:56 minutes.

María González of the East Venezuela trailed behind her with the same score and with a completion time of 4:33 minutes.

Hernan Pérez grabbed the third spot with a total score of 440 completed in 6:30 minutes.

All 21 finalists traveled to Dominican Republic to answer questions for a possible total score of 510 points on the books of Joshua, Judges, Ruth and the first 12 chapters of Ellen G. White’s Patriarchs and Prophets Book.

More details of this year’s Bible Boom grand finale event will be available soon at interamerica.org

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