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. The Vianney team earned an all-expense paid trip to the National Academic WorldQuest competition to be held in April in Washington, D.C. The competition is hosted by the World Affairs Councils of America.
And the Winners Were
- First Place – Vianney High School
- Second Place – Duchesne High School
- Third Place – Fort Zumwalt North High School
- “Rookie of the Year” – St. Joseph’s Academy
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.
Vianney High School
1st Place Team WorldQuest 2018
Event Moderator, Rachel Lippmann of St. Louis Public Radio and World Affairs Council of St. Louis President, Pierce Powers, Jr.
Asking the Tough Questions
Moderator Rachel Lippman of St. Louis Public Radio asked 70 questions, such as:
Earlier this month, Facebook came under fire when which political data firm gained access to the private information of 50 million users for the purpose of influencing their political behavior?
1. Global Strategy Group
2. Cambridge Analytica
3. Precision Strategies
4. FP1 Strategies
Answer: Cambridge Analytica