Academic Ambassador Award
Solon High School
The 2006 Benjamin Cooper Academic Ambassador Award was presented to Bob Weiser of Solon High School in recognition of his efforts to promote high school quiz bowl competition (particularly the tossup/bonus/NAQT format and pyramidal-style questions) in Ohio, both on his own and through his high school tournament at Solon.
Dr. John Barnes
Maggie Walker Governor’s School for Government and International Studies
The 2006 Benjamin Cooper Academic Ambassador Award was presented to Dr. John Barnes of the Maggie Walker Governor’s School for Government and International Studies in recognition of his leadership and mentoring efforts to help produce the student-run Governor’s School Academic Competition (GSAC) tournament and his outreach efforts to promote quiz bowl competition in central Virginia.
Young Ambassador Award
Raleigh Charter High School
The 2006 Benjamin Cooper Young Ambassador Award was presented to Eric Grunden of Raleigh Charter High School in recognition of his dedication and effort in building the North Carolina Academic Team Association following the potential elimination of the North Carolina Public Library Quiz Bowl.