Pantex Middle School Science Bowl

By Veronica Dietrich |

Published 02/08 2014 07:36PM

Updated 02/08 2014 09:18PM

Students from 19 middle schools all across the high plains filled West Texas A&M today for the annual Pantex Middle School Science Bowl.

A record 42 teams put their knowledge to the test, for a chance to represent the panhandle at the national competition in Washington D.C.

We caught up with a moderator and a contestant to see what sets these students apart from the rest.

Moderator Laura Bailey says, " you know, its very important for these kids to kinda work together as a team.  They all have their special areas of study. 

Science bowl participant Holly Wilhelm, "you can't just rely on what you think.  You have to know that they may have a better answer."

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