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Global Trivia Team Competes at Academic World Quest
The Sun Valley Spartan Global Trivia team competed Wednesday, November 17 at the 28th annual Academic World Quest conducted through the World Affairs Council of Charlotte. This year's competition was held at the Westin Hotel in Uptown Charlotte for our Spartan team's second competition against the regions' best high schools.
AWQ is an international knowledge competition that brings together high school students from public and independent schools in Mecklenburg and surrounding counties to answer questions relating to international politics, current events, cross-cultural relations, geography, foreign policy and global trends.
This year's team members included: (from top left to right) Hayden Walton, Mario Espinoza, Christian Sangio, Andrew Thompson, Steven Danielson, Samuel Keoseyan, Victoria Scofield, and Salyna Ang. The categories that each team member chose to become "experts" on to collaboratively answer trivia questions throughout the evening together consisted of the following:
Round 1 â€“ Great Decisions 2010
Round 2 â€“ Flags of the World
Round 3 â€“ Geography of the African Continent
Round 4 â€“ Global Health
Round 5 â€“ Current Events
Round 6 â€“ Spotlight on India
Round 7 â€“ Matching Faces & Locations
Round 8 â€“ Global Potpourri
Speak to the members of the Sun Valley Spartan Global Trivia team around campus about their experience and consider joining us for our next competition.
Written by: Brian Pitoniak
Posted: Nov 19, 2010 by Carrie Mabry