Richmond, Va.—Five Campbell University students recently traveled to Richmond, Va. to compete in the Mid-Atlantic Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl’s annual debate held Saturday, Nov. 20. The Campbell team placed 8th in the competition which is coordinated by the Association for Practical and Professional Ethics.
“At the beginning of the semester teams receive and prepare 15 cases, each involving thorny moral dilemmas that range from medical controversies to social policy to interpersonal relationships,” said team coach Dr. Adam English, associate professor of Religion. “The competition is open to all students.”
Campbell team members included senior religion majors Timothy Alexander and David Priddy, senior history and government major Peter Pyo, senior biology and pre-med major Alexa Walrond and junior Christian Ministry major Chris Wilson. Drs. English and Ken Vandergriff, both from the Department of Religion and Philosophy, served as team coaches.
Beginning next year, Campbell will participate in a total of two ethics bowls, English explained. In addition to the Mid-Atlantic competition, the team will compete in the newly created bowl coordinated by the Association of the North Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities. This competition will involve teams from the 36 non-profit, private schools in the state.
Students who are interested in joining the Campbell Ethics Bowl team should contact Dr. Adam English at 910.893.1679.
Photo Copy: Alexa Walrond (senior, Biology and Pre-Med), Peter Pyo (senior, History and Government), Timothy Alexander (senior, Religion major), Ken Vandergriff, Chris Wilson (junior, Christian Ministry), David Priddy (senior, Religion) and Adam English.