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January 15, 2022

The 2021-22 Northern California High School Ethics Bowl will be held in January, 2022.

Hosted every January by the Center for Public Philosophy at UC Santa Cruz, the NorCal HSEB event serves as a qualifying regional for the National High School Ethics Bowl. The winner of the regional competition usually goes on to the Nationals at UNC, Chapel Hill. If you’re a school or individual interested in participating, please contact the NorCal HSEB Director, Kyle Robertson.


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2010-21 NorCal High School Ethics Bowl

Congratulations to Stanford Online High School for carrying the day and earning a spot at Nationals. Thank you to Tim Shannon whose generous support made this event possible.


We are grateful for the dedicated community volunteers that make the NorCal HSEB possible, such as:

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    Cynthia Chase
    Santa Cruz City Council
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    David Terrazas
    Mayor of Santa Cruz
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    Mark Stone
    Local CA assemblyman
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    Pamela Comstock
    Former City Council Member
Community Members
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    Sarah Edmundson
    Dominican Hospital
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    Sandy Davie
    Santa Cruz Toddler Care Center Administrative Director
A variety of faculty and staff from UCSC and surrounding universities
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    Sandra Dreisbach
    UCSC Lecturer
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    Michael Tassio

If you are a community member or a UCSC graduate or undergraduate student interested in ethics, please volunteer! We are always looking for new excellent high school team coaches and competition day moderators and judges.