Maryville High School placed fourth in its first trip to the National High School Ethics Bowl.

MHS was one of 24 teams that, after regional competitions among 480 teams, competed April 20-22 at the sixth annual event at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. In the semifinal round the MHS team lost to Kent Place School, a private school from Summit, N.J., which ultimately.During the event, hosted by the Parr Center for Ethics in UNC’s College of Arts and Sciences, the MHS team presented and argued cases on topics ranging from heckling at sporting events to “doxing,” publishing identifiable information about people on the internet as part of the “#Expose TheAltRight.” The topic for the semifinal round was “paying for high test scores.”

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