Year: 2018

2020 Torch of Global Enlightenment Awards

2020 Awardees: Quakertown Superintendent William Harner The World Affairs Council of Harrisburg honors Dr. Harner for his enlightened understanding of global engagement in education. Dr. Harner’s support of educating students in international affairs and his appreciations of cultural diversity makes him a gifted educator.  Dr. Harner has consistently supported youth programs of the World Affairs …

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Annual Peace Symposium

Annual Peace Symposium To commemorate the tragedy of Sept. 11, 2001, WACH sponsors an annual International Peace Symposium and presents “Peacemaker in Our Midst” awards to local leaders who are advocates for peace in our community. 2021 International Peace Symposium 2019 International Peace Symposium 2018 International Peace Symposium! Thanks to Peacemakers for a Successful 2017 …

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2013 Academic WorldQuest Winners and Topics

2013 Winning Teams for Academic WorldQuest First Place — Cumberland Valley High School, Team 2 Second Place — Cumberland Valley High School, Team 2 Third Place — Harrisburg Academy, Team 1 2013 Academic WorldQuest Topics US Economic Competitiveness US Education: Competing Globally US Energy Policy Middle East Afghanistan/Pakistan China UN Millennium Goals: Environmental Sustainability Geography …

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2016 Competition

Thanks to our Sponsors for a Great Event! Here are the entries: Kate Foley (Second Place) Katie Trindell Lenora Perce Marissa Kopp (Tied Third Place) Nada Rahmouni Peace Okiye (Tied Third Place) Sarah Trindell Maryah Burney (First Place) Veda Chanda Tierra Woodford   Contest participants tried out an alternate form of poetry, African dance. More photos to come…

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Global Artists Initiative Projects

Thanks to a grant from the PA Council on the Arts! Artists & COVID-19: Coping with Catastrophe FEBRUARY 22, 2021BYCANDICE RICE As part of the Global, Artists Initiative to provide information on how artists in our community are being impacted by COVID-19 and to provide information on resources for help! March 1, 2021 – 6 p.m. – …

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