The team from Advanced Technologies Academy (A-Tech) in Las Vegas took first place at the 21st annual Nevada Regional Science Bowl was held recently at VegasPBS in Las Vegas. The A-Tech team was awarded $5,000 (for use in the school’s math or science department) and all team members will receive expense paid trips to Washington, D.C. for the Department of Energy’s National Science Bowl in April.
More than 150 of the best and brightest high school students in Nevada, California and Utah made up the 32 high school teams that started the Nevada Regional Science Bowl competition.
The Nevada Regional Science Bowl participants joined 15,000 other high school students across the United States trying to qualify for the finals of DOE's annual National Science Bowl®. DOE established the Nevada Regional Science Bowl in 1991 to promote math and science education and encourage high school students to pursue scientific and technical careers.
The final round was recorded for television and will be broadcast by VegasPBS in March.
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