4 local schools compete for DC trip


Students from Clark-Shaw Magnet, Phillips Preparatory, St. Ignatius Catholic and Spanish Fort Middle will compete Saturday, February 22 for a chance to advance to the middle school national finals of the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science’s National Science Bowl in Washington, D.C.

The regional competition takes place at the Alabama School of Math and Science in Mobile.

Other competing schools include Auburn Junior High in Auburn, J.F. Drake Middle in Auburn, Pike County High in Brundidge, Conecuh County Junior High in Castleberry, Meridianville Middle in Hazel Green,  Cleburne County Middle in Heflin and Oxford Middle in Oxford.

Watch last year’s national finals for middle schools by clicking here.

The winner of the regional competition receives an all-expenses-paid trip to Washington, D.C. to compete in the National Science Bowl in late April.  The winner of the national competition will win prizes for the team members and their schools.

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