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RHS earns top state honors at World Affairs Challenge

The halls at the University of Denver’s Center for Foreign Affairs were electric with excitement this weekend.

There were no rock stars, politicians or actors in the hallways. Fifteen students from Rifle High School had judges, teachers and participants straining their necks to get a peek at their presentation at the annual World Affairs Challenge at the University of Denver this weekend.

Maria Carrion-Kozak’s team did not know it when they left the stage, but they were about to win the top presentation award at the challenge, earn a standing ovation and a trophy, and move many in the crowd of students, parents and club sponsors to tears.



Forty-three teams competed in the event, mostly from the Denver Metro area.

Nineteen competed in the high school division. The remaining teams competed in the middle school division.


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