The Townsend Warner History Competition was founded in 1892. This year, there were 1275 entries from 74 Prep Schools. There are two challenging rounds: 100 questions in Round 1 and 2 hours of essay writing for Round 2.
Four from The New Beacon were placed in the Top 250:
Hugh S 105th
Harry G 169th
Alex P 177th
Tom S 213th.
Hugh scored 116/ 200 (55% and 61%), the winning score was an incredible 174 (90% and 84%) by Huck at Westminster Under. St. Paul’s Juniors won the overall team competition.