Welcome to the Academic WorldQuest 2017 Championship Match

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 2017

The Tennessee World Affairs Council is pleased to welcome 13 teams from 3 states to the 2017 Academic WorldQuest Championship Match.

You are invited to join us on Sunday afternoon for this flagship event on the World Affairs Council’s calendar and celebration of our 10th Anniversary.

The winning students and coach will go on to participate in the National Championship of WorldQuest in Washington, DC on April 29th as guests of the Tennessee World Affairs Council. The team will be in Washington for four days including visits to global affairs institutions — such as: embassies, think tanks, US Government organizations, Capitol Hill — and national capital sightseeing opportunities.

Your donation helps support World Affairs Council programs like Academic WorldQuest. Please give generously: www.TNWAC.org/donate

February 12, 2017

12:00 p.m. — Registration/Check-in
12:15 p.m. — Team Photos
12:30 p.m. —
Welcome Remarks – Hon. Karl F. Dean, Former Mayor of Nashville
Award Ceremony
World Affairs Council 10th Anniversary Cake Cutting
1:00 p.m. — Start 2017 Championship Match
— First Half – five rounds
— Intermission
— Second Half – five rounds
— Championship Winning Team Crowned
4:00 p.m. (About) — Closing

Venue:
Frist Lecture Hall (4th Floor)
Inman Health Sciences Building
Belmont University, Nashville
Parking:
Inman Center/North Parking Garage
Near Corner of Wedgewood Ave. and 15th
Details on parking: https://www.tnwac.org/about/belmont/parking-information/

Academic WorldQuest Championship 2017 Match

GWINNETT SCHOOL OF MATHEMATICS, SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, LAWRENCEVILLE, GA
Sebastian Williams
Sahana Shridhar
Nondi Walters
Theodora Abah

Mariam Akbar
Kdsan Habtemariam
Aditya Santoki
David Stewart

Coach
Adam Brown

HUME-FOGG MAGNET HIGH SCHOOL, NASHVILLE, TN
Elizabeth (Libby) Riddle
Kate Neal
Christine Li
Sarah (Tinsley) Shepard

John (Wesley) Smith
Jaleigh Johnson
Ava Rollins
Matthew Tolbert

Coach
Brett Kmiec

LIPSCOMB ACADEMY HS, NASHVILLE, TN
Cameron Bobo
Alec Bailey
Samson Zheng
Ray Narleski III

Coach
Darrell Blankenship

MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR., MAGNET HS, NASHVILLE, TN
Kevin Gomez
Jocelyn Hartley
Bradley Anderson
Mikhail (Misha) Apykhtin

Coach
Katherine Prather

JOHN OVERTON HS, NASHVILLE, TN
Jackie Escobar
Sheila Zikusooka
Sondra Lopez
Patience Shikama

Moriah Pettiford
John Cleveland
Khai Hardin
Rodina Porashka

Betty Mengesha
Afua Mensah
Jasmine Cobbinah
Amanda Boeing

Coach
Lori Bervoets
Elizabeth McClurg

RANDOLPH SCHOOL, HUNTSVILLE, AL
Brayden Anderson
Pratik Yedla
Will Kessler
Chase Guida

Ben Raiford
Bipul Mainali
Joshua Huber
Somil Joshi

Kohl Kraus
Erin Bond
John Hedayat
Saheer Seljuki

Ariana Smart
Neelesh Manandhar
Eashaa Jampala
Deanna Dailey

Coach
David Hillinck


The Tennessee World Affairs Council is a nonprofit (501c3), nonpartisan educational charity based in Nashville that works to build understanding of global issues in our communities. Learn more about the Council and find how you can join, donate and volunteer at: www.TNWAC.org  — Join / Donate / Volunteer

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