2019-20 Contest Bracket
Announcing the Top 32 Teams

The Brewer Foundation and New York University are pleased to announce the results of the “Top 64” round of the 19th annual International Public Policy Forum (IPPF) - the only contest that gives high school students around the world the opportunity to engage in written and oral debates on issues of public policy.
 

  • Hobby School of Ulaanbaatar from Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, advances over Barrington High School from Barrington, Illinois.
     

  • Shanley High School from Fargo, North Dakota, advances over Notre Dame High School from Sherman Oaks, California.
     

  • Coronado High School from Henderson, Nevada, advances over The Davidson Academy of Nevada from Reno, Nevada.
     

  • Hunter College High School from New York, New York, advances over Alexander W. Dreyfoos School of the Arts from West Palm Beach, Florida.
     

  • Enreach Shanghai from Shanghai, China, advances over Pine-Richland High School from Gibsonia, Pennsylvania.
     

  • Ivy Bridge Academy from Alpharetta, Georgia, advances over A&M Consolidated High School from College Station, Texas.
     

  • Peak to Peak Charter School from Lafayette, Colorado, advances over Vienna International School from Vienna, Austria.
     

  • Woodward Academy from College Park, Georgia, advances over Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology from Alexandria, Virginia.
     

  • Union County Magnet High School from Scotch Plains, New Jersey, advances over Jayshree Periwal International School from Rajasthan, India.
     

  • Ladue Horton Watkins High School (#1) from Saint Louis, Missouri, advances over Bridgewater-Raritan High School from Bridgewater, New Jersey.
     

  • Amity Regional High School from Woodbridge, Connecticut, advances over Generation’s School from Karachi, Pakistan.
     

  • Jasper High School from Plano, Texas, advances over East Ridge High School from Woodbury, Minnesota.
     

  • Whitestone High School (#1) from Delta Junction, Alaska, advances over Premier Debate America from Pasadena, California.
     

  • Whitmer High School from Toledo, Ohio, advances over The Woodlands Secondary School from Mississauga, Ontario, Canada.
     

  • Enreach Beijing from Beijing, China, advances over BASIS Scottsdale from Scottsdale, Arizona.
     

  • The Olympia Schools from Hanoi, Vietnam, advances over Montgomery Blair High School from Silver Spring, Maryland.
     

  • DuPont Manual High School from Louisville, Kentucky, advances over John Handley High School from Winchester, Virginia.
     

  • North Allegheny Senior High School from Wexford, Pennsylvania, advances over Ascend International School from Mumbai, India.
     

  • Hamilton High School (#1) from Chandler, Arizona, advances over The Milan Hodža Bilingual Grammar School from Sučany, Slovak Republic.
     

  • Mountain House High School from Mountain House, California, advances over Pine Tree High School from Longview, Texas.
     

  • Hathaway Brown School from Shaker Heights, Ohio, advances over St. Christopher’s School from Isa Town, Bahrain.
     

  • Plano West Senior High School from Plano, Texas, advances over McKinney Boyd High School from McKinney, Texas.
     

  • Hankuk Academy of Foreign Studies from Yongin, Republic of Korea, advances over Saratoga High School from Saratoga, California.
     

  • Whitestone High School (#2) from Delta Junction, Alaska, advances over Blue Valley High School from Stilwell, Kansas.
     

  • St. Mark’s School of Texas from Dallas, Texas, advances over Kealakehe High School from Kailua-Kona, Hawaii.
     

  • Millburn High School from Millburn, New Jersey, advances over East Mountain High School from Sandia Park, New Mexico.
     

  • Ladue Horton Watkins High School (#2) from Saint Louis, Missouri, advances over Brentwood College School (#1) from Mill Bay, British Columbia, Canada.
     

  • Wooster High School from Wooster, Ohio, advances over International School of Geneva from Geneva, Switzerland.
     

  • New Hope Academy (#1) from Torrance, California, advances over Warrenton High School from Warrenton, Oregon.
     

  • University High School from Tucson, Arizona, advances over Hamilton High School (#2) from Chandler, Arizona. 
     

  • Brentwood College School (#2) from Mill Bay, British Columbia, Canada, advances over Ladue Horton Watkins High School (#3) from Saint Louis, Missouri.
     

  • New Hope Academy (#2) from Torrance, California, advances over McKinney North High School from McKinney, Texas.
     

We would like to extend our congratulations to all of our Top 64 competitors. The judges have been thoroughly impressed by the quality of your essays. 

The “Top 32” teams will continue to debate the topic, "Resolved: When in conflict, a

nation's self-interest should outweigh its international commitments to migrants."

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