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Jae, Derek, Zoe and Julieta Woo

Classical Conversations serves California family well

by John
Wednesday, 24 July, 2019
categories: Articles
Julieta Woo says she has never won a drawing or a contest in her life, so she was surprised to learn there was a drawing for the recent Challenge Graduates Survey for Parents and Students and doubly surprised that she had  won the drawing and the $300 prize.   Julieta...
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Kara Miller

Challenge III student earns CLT National Award

by John
Monday, 08 July, 2019
categories: Articles
A Dillsburg, Pennsylvania, high school student posted one of the highest scores on the Classical Learning Test this summer, earning a National Award and a $2,500 scholarship.   The CLT is a nationally-standardized college entrance exam designed for students who have...
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Leigh Bortins with Tobin Seiple

Indiana CC student wins $10,000 NMM championship

by John
Tuesday, 07 May, 2019
categories: Articles
Fishers, Indiana—Tobin Seiple is just 11, but his ability to memorize facts is amazing. So amazing, in fact, that the Fishers student won a national memory championship and a $10,000 cash prize April 30.   The gregarious sixth-grader was one of 16 finalists in the...
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Leigh Bortins with Tyler Turner

Marietta boy wins N2K math championship

by John
Sunday, 05 May, 2019
categories: Articles
Marietta, Georgia—Tyler Turner, 14, won the 2019 National Number Knockout (N2K) championship on May 1, including the $10,000 prize, and $2,000 for his mother and teacher, Janice, who accompanied him on the cruise.   To the uninitiated ear, the answers sound like...
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Record crowd for CC’s cruise commencement

Record crowd for CC’s cruise commencement

by John
Friday, 03 May, 2019
categories: Articles
  Ninety-seven Classical Conversations graduates participated in CC’s Capstone Cruise Commencement April 29 on board the Carnival cruise ship Liberty.   Previous capstone graduations onboard ship were held in an intimate if awkward lounge that could shoehorn in 35...
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