NCSSM's Ethics Bowl team. Photo: Steve Swarthier, N&O


NCSSM wins National High School Ethics Bowl

A team from the North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics took first place in the 2017 National High School Ethics Bowl, hosted by The Parr Center for Ethics at UNC-Chapel Hill. The team members were Tyler Edwards, Elise Gilliam, Cordelia Gilligan, Eli Hardwig, Willa Holt, and Stephanie Yao.

At the competition, high school students on 24 teams spent the weekend exercising their philosophical and ethical muscles as they analyzed timely and complex ethical dilemmas. Cases and the penetrating questions used in competition cover a broad range of topics including the ethics of drone warfare, overpopulation, standing up against hateful speech, and social media use.

Read the full story from the News and ObserverThe UNC Parr Center for Ethics also wrote about NCSSM’s winning Ethics Bowl team, which won the national competition this weekend to be come the 2017 national champions. Read more on their website