Upper School Students Advancing to National Science Bowl as Middle School Teams Prepare for Competition

Posted on February 20th, 2014 by cdixon

After winning the regional competition at RIT, a team of Allendale Columbia Upper School students earned a spot at the National Science Bowl. This is the first time Upper School students have competed in the Science Bowl on behalf of AC. Coached by Dr. Jeff Lawlis, the team will compete against students from across the country at the National Science Bowl taking place in Washington, D.C. in April. The Democrat and Chronicle recently highlighted the success of this team; click here to view the article!

AC will send three teams to compete in the Regional Middle School Science Bowl taking place on March 8. Coached by Tina Duver, the teams hope to build on our students’ success at last year’s competition, as AC Middle School students earned a spot at Nationals and finished in the top six for the Engineering Design Document competition.

The Department of Energy (DOE) created the National Science Bowl in 1991 to encourage students to excel in mathematics and science and to pursue careers in these fields. More than 225,000 students have participated in the National Science Bowl throughout its more than 20 year history, and it is one of the nation’s largest science competitions.

 

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