High school teams from throughout Orange County will compete in a test of knowledge on international politics, geography, global economics, history, and world cultures.
The World Affairs Council of Orange County (WACOC) presents the twelfth annual Academic WorldQuest™ Competition on Saturday, March 2nd, 2019, 12:30PM to 4:00PM at Beckman Hall, Chapman University, in Orange, CA.
Eighty-four students, twenty-one teams and thirteen high schools head to Beckman Hall, Chapman University, to compete on topics such as how to deal with North Korea, global refugee and migration crisis, #WeAre NATO-The Alliance at 70, World Trade Organization, and bridging divides to build peace.
Among the High Schools Participating . . .
Acaciawood Preparatory Academy, Anaheim
Irvine High School, Irvine
Arnold O. Beckman High School, Tustin
Magnolia Science Academy, Santa Ana
Corona Del Mar High School, Newport Beach
Marina High School, Huntington Beach
Crean Lutheran, Irvine
El Dorado High School, Placentia
Fountain Valley High School, Fountain Valley
Santiago High School, Garden Grove
Fusion Academy, Huntington Beach
Santa Margarita Catholic High School, Rancho Santa Margarita
About Academic WorldQuest™
Originating as a global trivia contest created by the World Affairs Council of Charlotte, Academic WorldQuest™ has been developed by the World Affairs Councils of America as a flagship youth education program, now in its 18th year. WACA has expanded the program to some 50 Councils that host local AWQ competitions annually that engage nearly 5,000 high school students nationwide. The program culminates in the Carlos and Malú Alvarez Academic WorldQuest™ National Competition in Washington, DC.
Event: Saturday, March 2nd, 2019
Location: Sandhu Conference Center, Chapman University, Orange, CA 92866
Time: 12:30 PM to 4:00 PM
For more information go to www.worldaffairscouncil.org or call 949) 253-5751
The World Affairs Council of Orange County (WACOC), a member of the World Affairs Councils of America (WACA) based in Washington DC, is a nonprofit and nonpartisan organization whose primary goal is to educate and inform its members and community citizens on important and critical issues concerning world affairs. WACOC’s speakers include experienced diplomats and ambassadors, heads of state, foreign ministers, high-level government officials, prominent journalists and writers, and top military and intelligence officials.