Congratulations to students of Cedar Cliff High, winners of the 2017 Academic WorldQuest Competition sponsored by the World Affairs Council of Harrisburg.

Winners are: Teacher Angela Camps  and  students —  Patrick Yohe, Aidan Moretz, Nada Rahmouni and Avery Peiffer.

The 2017 Academic WorldQuest Competition of the World Affairs Council of Harrisburg on Saturday, April 1 at Elizabethtown College.  

Second-place winners include: Jesse Lin, Seamus Burns, Evan Sensenig, Tamoya Payne of the Milton Hershey School

Third-place winners are: Abigail West, Alex Crosby, Hayden Dubniczki, Jill Pasewark of Cumberland Valley High School.

High school students from throughout the region participated in the international affairs contest that is part of a national competition sponsored by the World Affairs Councils of America.  The Cedar Cliff team will continue to the national competition on April 28-29 in Washington D.C. at the National Press Club!

The competition has been held on the campus of Elizabethtown College for the past 3 years.Students answered 10 rounds of 10 questions on global issues that included:

Round 1:  Current Events Round 6: Countering Violent Extremism
Round 2: Great Decisions Round 7: Turkey
Round 3: Peace and Conflict in Today’s World Round 8: Global Megacities
Round 4: Combating Infectious Diseases Round 9: China
Round 5: European Union Round 10: Women in Technology

Previous winning teams hailed from Harrisburg Academy and Cumberland Valley!


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