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World Scholar’s Cup 2019 – A World on the Margins

Sunday 29 Sep 2019 by Mrs Bradshaw

Congratulations to our Redlands College team who have now qualified for the Tournament of Champions at Yale University!

Delicia, Isla and Noah performed consistently well across all the sections:  Team Challenge, Scholar’s Bowl, Team Writing and Debating, demonstrating their vast knowledge and synthesis of the competition curriculum.   A curriculum that required the students to be conversant with such diverse topics as: the truth behind Atacama Skeleton, the history of teenagers, conformity and why batteries explode.

The Global Round (held in Sydney) was a fierce competition with 2200 students from 352 schools from Afghanistan to Vietnam.

World Scholar’s Cup is open to secondary school students and anyone can attend a Regional Round.  From here teams can qualify to attend a Global Round and can then qualify to compete at the Tournament of Champions.  The Brisbane Regional Round is held in the Easter holidays.  More Information can be found at http://scholarscup.org/