2018-19 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 18th 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.

  • Peak to Peak Charter School from Lafayette, Colorado, advances over Notre Dame High School (Team A), from Sherman Oaks, California.

  • Taipei American School from Taipei, Taiwan, advances over New Hope Academy from La Crescenta, California.

  • Northview High School from Johns Creek, Georgia, advances over East Ridge High School from Woodbury, Minnesota.

  • McKinney Boyd High School from McKinney, Texas, advances over Runnymede College from Madrid, Spain.

  • Klein High School from Klein, Texas, advances over The Davidson Academy of Nevada from Reno, Nevada.

  • Richard Montgomery High School from Rockville, Maryland, advances over CIA First International School from Phnom Penh, Kingdom of Cambodia.

  • National Public School Indiranagar from Bangalore, India, advances over Kealakehe High School from Kailua-Kona, Hawaii.

  • New Hope Academy Torrance (Team A) from Torrance, California, advances over QatarDebate from Doha, Qatar.

  • Notre Dame High School (Team B) from Sherman Oaks, California, advances over Millburn High School from Millburn, New Jersey.

  • Barrington High School from Barrington, Rhode Island, advances over Vienna International School from Vienna, Austria.

  • Jasper High School (Team A) from Plano, Texas, advances over Memorial High School, from Houston, Texas.

  • Valley High School from West Des Moines, Iowa, advances over Greenwood High International School from Karnataka, India.

  • Hathaway Brown School (Team A) from Shaker Heights, Ohio, advances over New Hope Academy Torrance (Team B) from Torrance, California.

  • Hunter College High School from New York, New York, advances over Montgomery Blair High School from Silver Spring, Maryland.

  • The Davidson Academy of Nevada (Team B) from Reno, Nevada, advances over Plano West Senior High School from New York, New York.

  • Westfield Academy from West Hartford, Connecticut, advances over Potomac Debate Academy from Potomac, Maryland.

  • Ministry of Education from Singapore advances over Sekolah Pelita Harapan Kemang Village from Jakarta, Indonesia.

  • Hamilton High School from Chandler, Arizona, advances over Whitmer High School from Toledo, Ohio.

  • Jasper High School (Team B) from Plano, Texas, advances over C.E. Byrd High School from Shreveport, Louisiana.

  • Bridgewater-Raritan High School from Bridgewater, New Jersey, advances over PSBB Learning Leadership Academy from Karnataka, India.

  • University School from Chagrin Falls, Ohio, advances over Leavenworth High School from Leavenworth, Kansas.

  • Ladue Horton Watkins High School from Saint Louis, Missouri, advances over Michael E. DeBakey High School for Health Professionals from Houston, Texas.

  • William Mason High School (Team A) from Mason, Ohio, advances over Plano Senior High School from Plano, Texas.

  • Oxford High School from Oxford, Mississippi, advances over Chaminade High School from Mineola, New York.

  • Livingston High School from Livingston, New Jersey, advances over Wylie High School from Wylie, Texas.

  • William Mason High School (Team B) from Mason, Ohio, advances over Divine Child High School from Dearborn, Michigan.

  • Johns Creek High School from Johns Creek, Georgia, advances over Flower Mound High School from Flower Mound, Texas.

  • Delhi Public School from New Delhi, India, advances over Haverford High School from Havertown, Pennsylvania.

  • The Woodlands Secondary School from Mississauga, Ontario, Canada, advances over The Colony High School from The Colony, Texas.

  • Hathaway Brown School (Team B) from Shaker Heights, Ohio, advances over Solon High School from Solon, Ohio.

  • St. Mark’s School of Texas from Dallas, Texas, advances over Blue Valley High School from Stilwell, Kansas.

  • Alpharetta High School from Alpharetta, Georgia, advances over BASIS Scottsdale from Scottsdale, Arizona.

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: U.S. abdication of international leadership creates dangerous global instability."

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