Coral Reef Senior High School won the local Euro-Challenge competition
Ten highs schools from Orlando, Fort Myers, Broward, and Miami Dade participated in this event. 50 students, accompanied by their teachers, took upon this challenge of choosing a European Union country and an economic theme.
This year, says Christine Caly-Sanchez from * MEUCE, the students opted for a presentation on the following countries: France, Belgium, Greece, Germany, Italy, Spain or Ireland, the country of choice from the winners of this first round, Coral Reef Senior High School.
* MEUCE: Miami Florida European Center of Excellence, a consortium created in collaboration between the University of Miami and Florida International University (FIU)
On Thursday, March 14, 2013 these ten high schools faced each other to represent Florida on this annual European competition.
Indeed, after choosing a country of the European Union, a choice which this year focused on France, Belgium, Greece, Germany, Italy, Spain or Ireland, the 50 participating students made a presentation on a topic related to the economic or social events in the country they selected.
Each team, made up of 3-5 students, presented the European country and challenge they had chosen in front of a panel of judges composed of representatives from the European countries, the objects of study, and teachers.
List of enlisted schools for the 2013 competition:
Archimedean Upper Conservatory
Coral Reef Senior High School
Felix Varela Senior High School
International School of Broward (ISB)
International Studies Preparatory Academy
Miami Palmetto Senior High School
Trinity Preparatory School
and Western High School.
The winners of this first stage of the Euro-Challenge 2013 competition are Coral Reef Senior High School and Miami Palmetto Senior High School. In a few weeks, on April 12 to be exact, they will be going to New York to challenge and compete with other high school students from across the United States.
If you would like to learn more about the winning teams, please open the following document.
- Learn about the Winning Teams 2013
- (PDF - 170.6 kb)
Article published March 16, 2013.