2011 Cooper Award Recipients

PACE is proud to recognize the following winners of the 2011 Benjamin Cooper Awards.

Academic Ambassador Award


Matt Weiner

Virginia Commonwealth University
High School Academic Pyramidal Questions

Matt Weiner is recognized for his efforts in supporting and improving academic competition in the Mid-Atlantic, for his role in the founding and ongoing administration of High School Academic Pyramid Questions, for his role in the improvement of the VHSL state series, for his organization of excellent tournaments and practices for the development of the Richmond-area circuit.

Young Ambassador Award


The Missouri Quizbowl Alliance
The Missouri Quizbowl Alliance is recognized for their work both in tournament direction and personal advising to younger, newer players leading to the recent incredible improvement of the independent circuit in Missouri.