Regional competitions for the Department of Energy's National Science Bowl are continuing. Thousands of middle- and high-school students are competing in 120 regional events all across the country, as well as Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. Winners will earn a full-paid trips to the National Finals in D.C. on April 25-29th.
Thirteen more teams punched their tickets to the Finals this weekend, including:
- Southside High School from Fort Smith, AR, winner of the Arkansas High School Science Bowl;
- Huntington High School from Huntington, NY, winner of the Brookhaven National Laboratory/Long Island Regional High School Science Bowl;
- Lakewood High School from Lakewood, CO, winner of the Colorado High School Science Bowl;
- Maui High School from Kahului, HI, winner of the Hawaii High School Science Bowl;
- Pleasant Valley High School from Bettendorf, IA, winner of the Iowa High School Science Bowl;
- St. Paul Central High School from St. Paul, MN, winner of the Minnesota High School Science Bowl;
- The Mississippi School for Math and Science from Columbus, MS, winner of the Mississippi High School Science Bowl;
- Deer Creek High School from Edmond, OK, winner of the Oklahoma High School Science Bowl;
- The Mission San Jose from Fremont, CA, winner of the Sandia National Laboratories/Las Positas High School Regional Science Bowl;
- James Madison Memorial High School from Madison, WI, winner of the Wisconsin High School Science Bowl
- Olde Middle School/Team Atom from Bellevue, WA, winner of the BPA Middle School Science Bowl;
- Eagle Rock Junior High School from Los Angeles, CA, winner of the California State University Los Angeles (CSULA) Middle School Science Bowl;
- The Alice Buffet Magnet Middle School from Omaha, NE, winner of the Nebraska Middle School Science Bowl
Winners for the weekend of January 25-27 were:
- Rockville High School from Rockville, MD, the winner of the Maryland High School Science Bowl;
- LISA Academy from Little Rock, AR, the winner of the Arkansas Middle School Science Bowl;
- Wesleyan School from Norcross, GA, the winner of the Georgia Middle School Science Bowl;
- Monte Cassino Middle School from Tulsa, OK, the winner of the Oklahoma Middle School Science Bowl
Regional competitions conclude the weekend of March 9th. So stay tuned to this site for updates on your favorite teams.
The Department's Office of Science is the single largest supporter of basic research in the physical sciences in the United States and is working to address some of the most pressing challenges of our time. For more information please visit http://science.energy.gov/about. For more information about the National Science Bowl, please go to http://science.energy.gov/wdts/nsb/.