Conference Services Coordinates Christian High School Student Convention

Posted on 5/16/2012 8:48:42 AM

Approximately 2,100 high school students will be on campus Saturday–Thursday, May 19–24, as part of the Accelerated Christian Education International Student Convention.

Participating students will travel to IUP from across the United States and from about 20 countries, including Ireland, Australia, Canada, Cayman Islands, England, Fiji, Georgia, Guam, Haiti, and more.

They will compete in more than 140 performance and nonperformance events to demonstrate their achievements and abilities in a wide range of categories ranging from chess to Bible memory and from basketball to art.

Students will be housed in various residence halls and will be using the Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex and various academic and athletic facilities.