2019 Academic WorldQuest™ Recap:
Congratulations to Keystone School for winning this year’s local competition! On April 26th, the Keystone team will depart for Washington, D.C. to represent San Antonio in the national competition. There is still a lot of preparation to be done over the next few weeks and they need your support. You can help contribute to their success by donating here.
Stay tuned for photos from this year’s event!
Follow us on the road to D.C. #AWQ2019
What is Academic WorldQuest™?
Academic WorldQuest™ is a flagship youth education program of the national network of World Affairs Councils. It is a team competition testing high school students’ knowledge of international affairs. In the competition, four-person teams compete by answering multiple-choice questions divided into ten unique and engaging thematic categories. The National Competition is supported by San Antonians Carlos and Malu Alvarez.
There are benefits for all students who participate!
- Prepares for future international studies and careers in the global economy
- Topics are compatible with and enhance the study of many existing curriculums and AP courses
- Possibility of attending National Competition Weekend in Washington, DC
- Contributes to the national Common Core State Standards Initiative by fostering reading comprehension skills for informational text.
It’s easy to coach a team (or three!):
- Assemble a team of 4 students (up to 3 teams per school).
- Fill out registration form attached or visit wacofsa.org.
- Attend the local competition in 2020.
- If your team wins, attend the welcome reception at the National Competition in Washington, DC.