Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Team UHS moves on in International Public Policy Forum

Team UHS
Andrew Binder, Nick Taylor and Amit Pampati



A HUGE congratulations to Andrew Binder, Nick Taylor and Amit Pampati for qualifying to the elimination rounds of the International Public Policy Forum. Their essay initial essay was chosen from more than 200 teams representing schools in 23 countries.

UHS is in the finals tournament having been selected as one of the top 64 teams.  Recently "Team UHS" advanced to the Top 32 round over Fraser Heights Secondary School from Surrey, BC, Canada.   Next up is La CaƱada High School California - Go Team UHS!

All teams are competing for a chance to debate in front of some of the world's foremost experts in debate, business, law and politics and to win the grand prize of $10,000.

Article in the Times of Chester County

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More The International Public Policy Forum

Founded in 2001, the IPPF is the first and only competition that gives high school students around the world the opportunity to engage in written and oral debates on issues of public policy.

This international contest is open to all schools - public and private - for free. It welcomes students from around the world and across the spectrum of debate and forensic events. High school teams compete for awards and scholarships. The top eight teams win all-expense-paid trips to the IPPF Finals in New York City, where the IPPF World Champion is awarded a $10,000 grand prize!