Junior Council on World Affairs (JCOWA) is a student-oriented, integral program of the Dayton Council on World Affairs.


  • Enrich Ohio and national education content standards
  • Promote global thinking; develop critical thinking and conflict resolution skills
  • Combine development of team spirit and cooperation atmosphere, on the one hand, with competitiveness and motivation for high individual achievements, on the other with team spirit.
  • Provide a forum for students to explore the dynamics of the international events and to explore their relevance to their everyday lives.


  • Career Day
  • International Quiz Bowl
  • Youth Forums
  • Geography Bowl


  • Once a month club members visit a restaurant tasting different cuisine from around the world which are offered here in Dayton.
  • This club meets bi-monthly on Thursday mornings at 7:40 to 7:55 a.m.
  • There is a $15 fee for this club.

Tony Ricciuto '74  461.3740 x446  |  email