The early morning trend continued with day two. Competitors and coaches woke up at 6 a.m. for Fajr prayer in the hotel's media conference room lead by Imam Anwar.
After all boarded the bus, the participants drove to Vanderbilt University for another day of grueling, challenging competitions.
Quran recitation and 2-D/3-D art started the day off with both the boys and girls scattering to their competition destinations.
Sahil Malani placed top 15 in photography, and Fatema Habib and Lyba Naseer also placed top 15 in 2-D art.
Quran recitation winners will be announced on day three.
Knowledge test, "Improv," "MIST Bowl," Math Olympics, debate, short film, science fair, community service, business venture, and nasheed/rap were also competed in.
One of the girl's "Improv" team got to the final round competing against one of the St. Louis girls' team and the winner will be announced on day three as well. The team consisted of Dunia Altareb, Aseel Alqirem, Fatema Habib, Madeeha Aziz, and Eman Habib.
Amal Altareb got into the final round for Math Olympics and whether she wins will be determined on day three.
Knowledge test, short film, science fair, community service, business venture, and nasheed/rap will also be announced tomorrow.
All winners will be announced at the awards ceremony. Competitors will perform spoken word, original oratory and expository essay tomorrow.