WINNING TEAMS FOR 2018 ACADEMIC WORLDQUEST INCLUDE:
FIRST PLACE — CUMBERLAND VALLEY
Cumberland Valley Wins First Place in 2018 Academic WorldQuest Competition!
- Sabrina Robinette
- Lauren Rhodes
- Ryan Lasloudij
- Mathew Albert
SECOND PLACE — CEDAR CLIFF
- Caroline Kaiser
- Lindsay Garbacik
- Ella Miller
- Rachel Lyden
THIRD PLACE — THE MILTON HERSHEY SCHOOL
- David Li
- Soloman L. Myers
- Evan Sensenig,
- Seamus Burns
THANKS TO ETOWN’S CENTER FOR GLOBAL UNDERSTANDING AND PEACEMAKING AND PSECU FOR SERVING AS SPONSORS OF THE 2018 ACADEMIC WORLDQUEST COMPETITION!
The Cumberland Valley Team will go to Washington, D.C. on April 28 to participate in the national competition on behalf of the World Affairs Council of Harrisburg!
ACADEMIC WORLDQUEST COMPETITION
The World Affairs Council of Harrisburg each year sponsors the annual Academic WorldQuest competition, a team game testing competitors’ knowledge of world affairs, geography, history, culture, countries, current events, and more.
Last year’s winner was the team from Cedar Cliff High School, coached by Angela Kamps.
Cedar Cliff High School: Patrick Yohe, Aidan Moretz, Nada Rahmouni, and Avery Peiffer.
The Milton Hershey School: Jesse Lin, Seamus Burns, Evan Sensenig, and Tamoya Payne.
Cumberland Valley High School: Abigail West, Alex Crosby, Hayden Dubniczki, and Jill Pasewark.
LINK TO STUDY GUIDE HERE
What makes a team? A team consists of 4 high school students. Fees for teams:
One team: $30.00
Two teams: $50.00
Three teams: $60.00
How the competition works: There will be 10 rounds. Each round will have 10 multiple choice questions. A prominent moderator will present these questions by PowerPoint. Teams then confer to reach a single answer. Each round is thematically different from the other rounds.
- ASEAN at 50
- India’s Bid for Global Power
- Combatting Climate Change
- Saudi Arabia
- Great Decisions
- The Peacebuilding Toolkit
- America’s Diplomats
- Current Events
The World Affairs Councils of America has arranged a group hotel block at the Washington Marriott Wardman Park (2660 Woodley Road NW, Washington, DC 20008). See the reservation link here
For The Winning Team:
The winning team and coach will continue to Washington D.C. to compete in the National Academic WorldQuest competition to be held on April 2018.
CLICK HERE for registration form:
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