Cooper Award Recipients

Year Academic AmbassadorYoung Ambassador
2020Chris Johnson
Itawamba High School
Fulton, MS
Ashish Kumbhardare
Penn State University
State College, PA
2019Las Vegas Quiz Bowl Alliance
Las Vegas, NV
Connor Mayers
Penn Manor High School
Millersville, PA
2018Chad Kubicek
NAQT
Kansas City, MO
Kady Hsu
Rancho Bernardo High School
San Diego, CA
2017Fred Morlan
HSQB Rank
Jackie Wu
Downington East High School
Exton, PA
2016Sheryl and Michael Cvijanovich
Matt’s Buzzers
Ankit Aggarwal
University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, CA
2015Joshua Rutsky
Hoover High School
Hoover, AL
Nicholas Karas
University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, CA
2014Jeff Hoppes
National Academic Quiz Tournaments
Quizbowl Resource Center
Berkeley, CA
Matthew Bollinger
High School Academic Pyramid Questions
University of Virginia
Charlottesville, VA
2013Chris Chiego
University of California, San Diego
San Diego, CA
and
Dwight Wynne
University of California, Irvine
Irvine, CA
Max Schindler
Ladue Horton Watkins High School
Ladue, MO
2012David Riley
Loyola Academy
Wilmette, IL
and
Linda Greene
Auburn High School
Rockford, IL
Lily Chen
Hunter College High School
New York, NY
2011Matt Weiner
Virginia Commonwealth University and HSAPQ
Richmond, VA
Missouri Quizbowl Alliance
2010R. Robert Hentzel
National Academic Quiz Tournaments
Bloomington, MN
Sarah Angelo
Maggie Walker Governor’s School
Richmond, VA
2009Eric Huff
Paul M. Dorman High School
Roebuck, SC
Christian Carter
Minneapolis South High School
Minneapolis, MN
2008 Chris Sewell
Mountain View, CA
and
Lee Henry
Brindlee Mountain High School
Guntersville, AL
2007Julie Gittings
State College Area High School
State College, PA
Evan Silberman
Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology
Alexandria, VA
2006Bob Weiser
Solon High School
Solon, OH
and
Dr. John Barnes
Maggie L. Walker Governor’s School for Government and International Studies
Richmond, VA
Eric Grunden
Raleigh Charter High School
Raleigh, NC
2005Sue Korosa
Copley High School
Copley, OH
Tom Egan
Maine South High School
Park Ridge, IL
2004Paul Cain
Ysleta High School
El Paso, TX
Matt Weiner
Virginia Commonwealth University
Richmond, VA
and
David Bykowski
Columbia, SC
2003Carolyn Hawkins
Cookeville High School
Cookeville, TN
 
2002Douglas A. Tyson
Benjamin Banneker High School
Washington, DC
and
It’s Academic television program
 
2001Robert C. Grierson
Editor
Scholastic Visions newsletter
 
2000Academic Competition Enterprises
(now ACE Quizbowl Camps)
Rick Barry
Brookwood High School
Snellville, GA
James Garrick
Paul Dorman High School
Roebuck, SC
Hodges Lewis
Irmo High School
Irmo, SC
 
1999Joe Hermiller
E. L. Bowsher High School
Toledo, OH
 
1998Sue Ikenberry
on behalf of Benjamin Cooper
Georgetown Day School
Washington, DC