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Summer 2018 New Members

PACE is excited to welcome 19 new members this summer:

Ben Anthony
Casey Bindas
Michael Borecki
Emily Dickson
Mason Guillot
Young Fenimore Lee
Chloe Levine
Jakob Myers
Erik Nelson
Chuck Pearson
Jacob Reed
Rebecca Rosenthal
Joshua Rutsky
Jon Suh
Peter Torres
Jackie Wu
Eric Xu
Jennie Yang
Sarang Yeola

A list of current PACE members and officers is listed here. PACE members commit themselves to helping run the NSC and serving as leaders in their local quizbowl circuits. PACE members pay no dues and contribute largely on a volunteer basis. For further inquiries, contact us at

2018 PACE NSC Results

Congratulations to Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology A (VA), winners of the 2018 PACE National Scholastic Championship!

Lehigh Valley (PA) won the Small School division. Miami Valley (OH) won the Junior Varsity division.

Full statistics and final scores are available here. You can also see the statistics for the prelims, playoffs, and superplayoffs.

Thank you to our players, their families and coaches, and our staffers! We hoped you enjoyed NSC 2018, and hope to see you at future NSC championships.

2018 Cooper Award Winners

PACE is happy to announce that the winner of the 2018 Benjamin Cooper Academic Ambassador will be presented to Chad Kubicek in recognition of his work as tournament-hosting contact for NAQT, promoting the spread of quiz bowl across the country.
The Young Ambassador Award will be presented to Kady Hsu of Rancho Bernardo High School in recognition of her work to organize and expand the tournament circuit in Southern California.
These awards will be presented at the opening meeting of the 2018 PACE NSC, on Saturday, June 2 in Reston, VA. Congratulations to Chad and Kady!