2024 Morgan Costa-Rhodes Memorial Scholarship Winner – Congratulations Mary Curtis!

The Partnership for Academic Competition Excellence is thrilled to announce Mary Curtis of Metro East Lutheran High School (Edwardsville, IL) as the recipient of the 2024 Morgan Costa-Rhodes Memorial Scholarship! Metro East Lutheran High School’s scholastic bowl coach, Shanna Covarrubias, says of Mary, “[She] never ceases to impress me with her outstanding character and achievements[…] […]

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2024 Benjamin Cooper Award Winners – Congratulations Tracey Hickman and Ben Weiner!

The Partnership for Academic Competition Excellence is proud to announce the winners of the 2024 Benjamin Cooper Awards! The Benjamin Cooper Academic Ambassador Award is awarded to Tracey Hickman, of Murray State College (Tishomingo, OK) and Oklahoma Quiz Bowl Camp. Tracey’s dedication to tournament direction and outreach has expanded pyramidal quizbowl across the state of

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2024 Morgan Costa-Rhodes Memorial Scholarship – Applications Open Through 4/17

IMPORTANT NOTE: PACE has extended the application deadline to April 17, 2024. If you’re a high school senior starting college in the fall, there is still time to apply! The Partnership for Academic Competition Excellence is honored to announce that applications for the 2024 Morgan Costa-Rhodes Memorial Scholarship are now open! The deadline is April

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2023 Benjamin Cooper Academic Ambassador Awards – Nominations Open Through 4/10

The Partnership for Academic Competition Excellence is now accepting nominations for the 2023 Benjamin Cooper Academic Ambassador Awards. The Cooper Awards, which recognize those who contribute to the “spirit and honor of quizbowl competition,” will be presented at the 2023 PACE National Scholastic Championship in Rosemont, Illinois on June 10-11, 2023.

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