The Academic Decathlon team from Warren HS attended a lecture at UTSA titled “The Face of War” given by Yale Professor Jay M. Winter.
Prior to his talk, Professor Winter spoke with the team about the Thievpal Memorial to the Missing of the Battle of the Somme, an art work featured in this year’s USAD World War I curriculum.
Additionally, the team met with Colonel Lisa Firmin (pictured center), UTSA’s Associate Provost for Faculty and Student Diversity and Recruitment. A Holmes HS graduate, Col. Firmin was named NISD Pillar of Respect in 2009.
She spoke with the team members about the UTSA Top Scholar program.