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Edison Students Place in Top Ten at the Academic WorldQuest Competition
Sunday, February 12, 2017 9:45 AM


Edison sent two teams to complete in the Academic World Quest (AWQ) competition that took place on Wednesday, February 1, 2017. This year’s competition was hosted by Ecolab, and presented in partnership with the David Winton Bell Foundation and the World Affairs Councils of America.

This is a statewide competition for Minnesota, in which 43 teams competed. Edison’s two teams of four prepared for this competition by studying a wide variety of world affairs topics once a week since October ranging from NATO to Food Security, International Trade and Finance to Current Events. Team A placed 6th and Team B placed 30th.

Team A
Moti Benti-Novotny
Elie Nederloe
Tracy Shaffer
Nathaniel Breiter

Team B
Caroline Anthony
Margret Ritschel
Anab Muqtar
Sonja Pierce

This was the fourth year Edison participated in this competition. Congratulations Tommies!

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