Academic WorldQuest 2013! !

Academic WorldQuest 2013 will take place locally on Saturday, January 19, 2013 from 2 – 5 p.m. at the Rivers Memorial auditorium at Western New England University in Springfield.  This year competition is open to public or private high schools in any of the four westernmost counties of Massachusetts or in northern Connecticut.

The categories are:

  • US Economic Competitiveness
  • US Education: Competing Globally
  • US Energy Policy
  • Middle East
  • Afghanistan/Pakistan
  • China
  • UN Millennium Goal: Environmental Sustainability
  • Geography
  • Current Events
  • Cuban Missile Crisis: 50th Anniversary

AWQ 2012 Champions Springfield Renaissance Consider a Question

The winning team will go on to compete at the national Academic WorldQuest competition hosted by The World Affairs Councils of America in April.

Please help us spread the word!  Teachers, administrators or parents interested in learning more about fielding a team should contact the World Affairs Council at 413-733-0110 for more information including a study guide which will provide information about preparing for the competition.

About Cynthia Melcher

Cynthia Melcher is Executive Director of the World Affairs Council of Western Massachusetts
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