Eighteen La Salle High School Students Win Multiple Medals in World Scholar's Cup, Qualify for Global Round in Bangkok

For the first time in La Salle High School's history, the Lancers participated in the World Scholar's Cup, an international academic competition. In the Los Angeles regional round, all students won multiple medals and qualified for the global round in Bangkok

Published : Monday, May 16, 2016 | 12:55 PM

La Salle High School sent a delegation of 18 students who were split into six teams of three. The team of seniors Zachary Damir, Bettina Lee and Japhet Quitzon finished third place overall. Four teams placed in the top 10, and all scored over 20,000 points, the minimum required to qualify for the global round.

This year’s theme was An Imperfect World; scholars were tested in areas such as Crime and Justice, History of Cheating and Public Health. After studying these topics throughout the year, they competed in four events that include a collaborative essay, 90-question multiple choice test, 3-round team debate and a team quiz bowl.

Over 45 countries and over 1500 schools compete worldwide in 53 regional World Scholar’s Cup competitions. The top 10 teams at each regional competition move on to the Global Round. Select high-achieving teams at the Global Round will then qualify for the annual Tournament of Champions at Yale University.

• Garien Agapito
• Christian Billings
• Alex Camargo
• Zachary Damir
• Cristina De La Cruz
• Max Dier
• Kriztina Espinosa
• Elijah Griffin
• Neelan Ganesan
• Bettina Lee
• Steven Luyapan
• Reilly Milton
• Jad Nachabe
• Bhav Patel
• Japhet Quitzon
• Jordan Regalado
• Spencer Schoenbaum
• Noah Sisson

La Salle High School, 3880 East Sierra Madre Blvd., Pasadena, (626) 351-8951 or visit www.lasallehs.org.

 

 

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