Quest for Education and Arts

Accomplishments

This page displays both individual student accomplishments as well as Quest accomplishments.

 

Our Accomplishments

A Growing Number of Courses Available

We started with 2-3 classes year and now organize more than 100 classes per year.

Honors Society

Creation of the Gamma Omicron chapter of the Eta Sigma Alpha National Homeschool Honor Society.

Scholarship

Established the Wesley Bioldeau Scholarship Prize for graduating home school seniors. Since the creation of the Bioldeau Scholarship Fund in 2013, ten students have won scholarships ranging from $250-$1000. As we grow, we hope to be able to give more!

Music Program

In 2012 we started our Music Program with about 12 students singing in the choir and learning guitar. This past year (2016/17) we more than 70 students in everything from chorale and guitar to music theory and private lessons.

We offer affordable private lessons to approximately 42 students in flute, piano, guitar, violin, cello and bass.

State Science Fair

We host and coordinate AHSEF, the Arizona Home School Science and Engineering Fair (formerly the CHET NW Homeschool Science Fair). The first year we had about 50 projects. Going into our eighth year we now see more than 100.

From our science fair students have gone on to participate in regional, state, national and international science fairs. Over the years, we have sponsored three ISEF participants, many Broadcom nominees and three Broadcom semifinalists.

Creation Celebration

Creation and implementation of the biannual Creation Celebration event. This is the only vacation-bible-school-style event to educate kids and adults about creation science with nationally recognized educators.

Clubs & Teams

While participating in the Tucson Pumpkin Toss Competition we won 1st Place in the Onager Division (2011), 1st Place Middle School Onager (2012), and 1st Place Open Division (2013). In 2016 we took 1st place in the Middle School Trebucet Division.

Participation in the Odyssey of the Mind Competition. Our Elementary Team took 3rd out of 14 teams and it was their first year competing! They will be going on to the state competition! Congratulations to Logan Waid, Emma Waid, Logan Smith, Sadie Baird & Josie Blake! The Middle School Team took 2nd place out of 10 teams and will be going on to the state competition! Congratulations to Alexander Nelson, Jordan Kouba, Bria Marshall, Evan Moody, Sage Graf & Josh Thai!

Participation in the National Latin Examinations. In the Academic Year of 2016/2017 we offered our first Latin classes and six students participated in the NLE in the Spring. These are our winners.

2017
First Year Latin (Silver Medal): Josiah Duell & Emma Vaughan;
First Year Latin (Magna Cum Laude) Mercy Duell and Conlan Salgao;
Second Year Latin (Gold Metal): Joseph Zoucha;
Third Year Latin (Gold Metal): Catherine Salgado.
2018
Second Year (Gold Metal): Conlan Salgado