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Sunrise DLC Students Compete in iCivics E-Tournament

Wednesday , March 31 , 2021

Sam Frutkin, Max Stephney, and Tyler Surguine

Having advanced from the Regional iCivics competition, Sunrise Middle School had seven students from the Digital Learning Center (DLC) program participate in the iCivics State Civics virtual competition.

During the competition, the students used their civics knowledge to work together to demonstrate their skills.

First Place

Sam Frutkin, Max Stephney, and Tyler Surguine

Fourth Place

Nathaniel Boyd, Ryan Hunt, and Liam Whelan 

"I am so proud of each and every one of the students in the DLC for their hard work and dedication in competing in this contest and learning through iCivics curriculum, thus improving their civic knowledge, civic attitudes, and literacy skills," said Rebekah West Keur, DLC social studies gifted specialist.

About the iCivics Program

Justice Sandra Day O'Connor founded iCivics, a program of the Arizona Supreme Court and the Arizona Foundation for Legal Services & Education in 2009 to reimagine civic education to cultivate a new generation of students for thoughtful and active citizenship. The purpose of iCivics Arizona is to expand the use of throughout Arizona to encourage the development of informed active citizens as civic knowledge is a prerequisite for civic participation.