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Panhandle Junior High School Team Wins Regional National Science Bowl Competition

The team secures a spot in the National Finals in Washington, D.C.
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz announced tha teams of middle and high school students won their regional competitions for the 2014 National Science Bowl this past weekend and are advancing to the National Finals in Washington, D.C., in April. 

“The National Science Bowl challenges students to excel and heightens their interest in fields vital to America’s continued scientific advancement,” Energy Secretary Moniz said. “Congratulations to these students for advancing to the National Finals. I wish them the best of luck in the competition.”

The teams that won their qualifying regional competitions this past weekend and are advancing to the National Finals are:

California:
  • Homestead High School in Cupertino 
  • Stockdale High School in Bakersfield
Florida:
  • American Heritage School in Plantation (High School winner)     
Idaho:
  • Treasure Valley Math and Science Center in Boise (Middle School winner)            
Illinois:
  • Daniel Wright Middle School in Lincolnshire
  • William Fremd High School in Palatine
Nebraska:
  • Lincoln East High School in Lincoln
New Mexico:
  • Los Alamos Middle School in Los Alamos
New York:
  • Allendale Columbia School in Rochester (High School winner)
North Dakota:
  • Bismarck High School in Bismarck
Texas:
  • Panhandle Junior High School in Panhandle
Washington:
  • Pullman High School in Pullman
Washington, D.C.:
  • BASIS DC in Washington (Middle School winner)  
Wyoming:
  • Star Lane Center in Casper (High School winner)
The top 16 high school teams and the top eight middle school teams in the National Finals will win $1,000 for their schools’ science departments. Prizes for the top two high school teams for the 2014 National Science Bowl will be announced at a later date.
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