Saint Louis University Academic WorldQuest

Saint Louis University Academic WorldQuest is a world knowledge competition for high school students happening March 4 at SLU. More than 150 high school students from 35 schools in the St. Louis area prepare and participate in the competition to showcase their knowledge of world affairs, geography, history, and world events. The winning team receives an all-expenses-paid trip to Washington D.C. to participate in the national competition.

We appreciate Saint Louis University’s sponsorship of this premier event!

Saint Louis University Academic WorldQuest
presented by the World Affairs Council of St. Louis
March 4, 2020
Busch Center, Saint Louis University

Official Study Guide
WAC-St. Louis provides a list of sources for each AWQ topic category in the official AWQ Study Guide. All local competition and National Competition questions will be drawn from these sources, with the exception of Current Events. Please see the 2020 AWQ Teachers Guide, and Flyer for useful information.
Possible topics:

  1. U.S.-Russia Relations
  2. Country in Focus: South Korea
  3. Preventing Extremism in Fragile States
  4. Oceans: The World’s Garbage Dump
  5. Great Decisions
  6. Brexit and the EU
  7. China’s Belt & Road Initiative
  8. Germany: 30 Years After the Fall of the Berlin Wall
  9. Qatar and the Future of the Gulf Cooperation Council
  10. Current Events

Register your team now!

Interested in having your company as a corporate sponsor? Contact rfoster@wac-stl.org or call 314 727-9988.  With a Platinum Level sponsorship ($10,000) you have the opportunity to address the students as well as opportunities to present a display, offer promotional items, and have your logo prominently featured.  Other opportunities are available at the $5,000 and $1,000 levels.

2018 Academic WorldQuest Competition

Vianney High School takes first place in the 2018 Academic WorldQuest Competition presented by Saint Louis University and the World Affairs Council of St. Louis. They will compete nationally in April in Washington, DC.[/caption]

A team from Vianney High School emerged victorious at the 17th Annual High School Academic WorldQuest Competition, presented by Saint Louis University and the World Affairs Council of St. Louis, Nov. 29.

The Vianney team correctly answered questions on North Korea, space policy, the NATO alliance, global refugees and migration, and current world events to beat out 32 other teams of high schoolers.

Their team included Andrew Chapman, Jack Schlote, Nick Schwarzen, P.J. Wuennenberg, Charlie Preiss and advisor Dennis Matreci.

 

2018 Academic WorldQuest Competition

Vianney High School takes first place in the 2018 Academic WorldQuest Competition presented by Saint Louis University and the World Affairs Council of St. Louis. They will compete nationally in April in Washington, DC.[/caption]

A team from Vianney High School emerged victorious at the 17th Annual High School Academic WorldQuest Competition, presented by Saint Louis University and the World Affairs Council of St. Louis, Nov. 29.

The Vianney team correctly answered questions on North Korea, space policy, the NATO alliance, global refugees and migration, and current world events to beat out 32 other teams of high schoolers.

Their team included Andrew Chapman, Jack Schlote, Nick Schwarzen, P.J. Wuennenberg, Charlie Preiss and advisor Dennis Matreci.

Moderator Rachel Lippmann will return for the 2020 competition!

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