El Paso team wins Regional Science Bowl Competition

El Paso team wins Regional Science Bowl Competition
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POSTED: Wednesday, March 5, 2014 - 5:42pm

UPDATED: Wednesday, March 5, 2014 - 5:43pm

U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz today announced that a team of students from El Paso was among 27 teams of middle and high school students who won their regional competitions for the 2014 National Science Bowl.

The team that secures a sport in the national finals is from Valle Verde Early College High School.

“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 National Science Bowl brings together thousands of middle and high school students from across the country to compete in a fast-paced question-and-answer format where they solve technical problems and answer questions on a range of science disciplines including biology, chemistry, Earth and space science, physics and math.

The National Science Bowl will be held fApril 24-28 in Washington, D.C.

More information is available on the National Science Bowl website: http://www.science.energy.gov/wdts/nsb/.

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