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Global Trivia Team Competes in WorldQuest
The Piedmont Global Trivia Team competed against more than 28 area high schools on Wednesday, November 12, at the Westin Uptown Charlotte Hotel in the Academic WorldQuest Competition. WorldQuest was created by the World Affairs Council of Charlotte and has grown into a nationwide international knowledge competition played by councils around the country.
This fast-paced game is played in 8 rounds of 10 questions each round, with typically 30-seconds for each question. Each team collaborates to answer the questions and submits their answer sheet at the end of each round. The team was advised this year by Mr. Brian Pitoniak and Ms. Marianna Oprea. All students had a great time of fellowship, competing with some of the best schools in the region. Alexis Kieffer commented “Being a part of the Trivia Club was a great opportunity to learn and come together as a team.” Any student who is interested in joining the Global Trivia Team should talk to any member about their experience and consider joining them for their next competition.
The following students competed in the World Quest Competition:
• Madi Tibbetts: Geography of Iceland
• Lexi Alexander: Current Events
• Shelton Hebert: History of France
• Chase Bollenbecker: Global Charlotte
• Alexis Kieffer: Flags of the World
• Caitlyn Mulford: BRICS
• Natalie Carswell: Women as Catalysts of Change
We are very proud of our Panthers’ academic performance at the competition and look forward to the next competition.
Written by: Brian Pitoniak, World Languages Faculty Sponsor
Posted: Nov 18, 2014 by Donna Helms