2013 Cooper Awards

Academic Ambassador Award

Chris Chiego
University of California, San Diego
San Diego, CA

Dwight Wynne
University of California, Irvine
Irvine, CA

For their work organizing many quizbowl tournaments at their respective universities, for their work establishing the socalquizbowl.org website as an informational and organizational resource for the Southern California quizbowl circuit, for persistently reaching out to competitors in Academic League and other academic competitions and introducing them to quizbowl, and for establishing a network of high school coaches and players to continue their work after their departure from quizbowl, PACE is proud to jointly award the 2013 Benjamin Cooper Academic Ambassador Award to Chris Chiego of the University of California, San Diego and Dwight Wynne of the University of California, Irvine.

Young Ambassador Award

Max Schindler
Ladue Horton Watkins High School
Ladue, MO

For his work organizing and running tournaments for both middle schoolers and high schoolers, for his work updating the Missouri Quizbowl Alliance contact lists and promoting MOQBA at various events, for his work in creating and head-editing
three iterations of the LIST question set, which has consistently been one of the best high school housewrites every year, and for his work in building a large and successful quizbowl program that includes many excellent question writers and players, PACE is proud to award the 2013 Young Ambassador Award to Max Schindler of Ladue Horton Watkins High School.