3 Time Champions!
Saturday, January 21st, the council held its annual Academic WorldQuest! The competition included 20 teams from the following high schools: Winton Woods, Princeton, Summit Country Day, Indian Hill, Oak Hills, Ursuline Academy, St. Ursula, and Mt. Notre Dame.
The Academic WorldQuest (AWQ) is one of the flagship programs of the World Affairs Councils of America. AWQ enriches students’ knowledge on international affairs and events through a 100 question trivia competition.
Each student team prepared through a study guide provided on the following 2017 topics:
- Current Events
- Great Decisions
- Peace and Conflict in Today’s World
- Combating Infectious Diseases
- European Union
- Countering Violent Extremism
- Global Megacities
- Women in Technology
For the THIRD year in a row, Indian Hill High School took first place! With first place, the high school team moves forward to the National Competition in Washington D.C. They will compete on April 29th against 40 other teams in a battle to be the ‘Best of the Quest.’
The Greater Cincinnati World Affairs Council sponsors the teams transportation and hotel expenses in Washington D.C. Additionally, the student team and four of their high school teachers will have the opportunity to compete in our upcoming One World Gala & Global Trivia Competition.
Last year, the high school team beat out teams of business and community leaders and took first place at the gala as well!