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News & Announcements

LEA Competition During the International Education Week - November 14 - 18, 2016 

WNC Regional Event:  Location - AB Tech,  Date - Thursday, November 17, 2016

PIEDMONT Regional Event:  Location - UNC Charlotte,  Date: Wednesday, November 16th, 2016

The TRIANGLE and COASTAL PLAINS:  Duke University -  Saturday, November 19th, 2016

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From left to right: Titilope Adeniyi, Michael & Rebecca Cobbledick, and Emily Baenen competing at the LEA Game Night.  Mike and Titi won!

The event was sponsored by Firestorm Cafe & Books.  Thank you Liberte, May and the entire Firestorm Team.

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                                            Host Sandra Frempong at the LEA Game Night - Firestorm Cafe & Books 


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  From Left to Right:  Coach Hedgepeth, Liam Hinson, Ailish Coughlin, and Hannah Sima 


                                                             1st place winners: Isabella Wright and Josh Grubb



From Left to Right - Coach Kester, Isabella Wright, John Grubb, Morgan Warrick, Braxton Zangston-Chapman, and Coach Piatkowski


 UNC Charlotte Dancers performing at the Quiz Competition


On Saturday December 12th, 2015 NC k-12 students met at the University of North Carolina, Charlotte - Cone University Center to compete for the 2015 Let's Explore Africa Quiz Bowl.  The juniors from North Davidson High School, Winston Salem, NC faced off with their seniors.  At the end of the competition, Josh Grubb and Isabella Wright answered the most questions correctly and took first place and championship trophy. Morgan Warrick and Braxton Zangston-Chapman placed second.  

For the seventh through ninth grade category, seventh graders from Alexander Graham Middle School, Charlotte, NC faced off. At the end of the competition, Liam Hinson dominated the competition with commanding lead in answering most of the questions. Ailish Coughlin came in second and Hannah Sima took third place. Overall, AG took the championship trophy!

Thanks to coaches, Ms. Kyle Kester, Mrs. Sarah Piatkowski, and Ms. Dana Hedgepeth for preparing these students well.  Appreciations to Ms. Laura Bauer of South Charlotte Middle School for her assistance during the event, and the UNC dance students.  Special thanks to the parents for coming along to cheer their students on.  Principals, we appreciate your encouraging activities such as this and expanding your students' knowledge in global education.  Kudos to our sponsors - UNC Charlotte, Trader Joe's, Pcho Pictures, Krispy Kreme, and local radio stations!

Happy Holidays! See you in 2016!


LEA finale contest

Come and Test Your Knowledge!

Must be of age 12 and above to compete

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