Students to battle in regional science bowl for spot in finals

Students to battle in regional science bowl for spot in finals

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - Teams of Mid-South students will join thousands of other middle and high school students across the U.S. in pitting their math and science knowledge against one another in regional competitions of the Department of Energy's 26th National Science Bowl.

The competitions start this month, with four students from each team facing off in a fast-paced, question-and-answer format. The regional competition is set for Saturday, February 27 at Pellissippi State Community College in Friendsville, Tennessee.

The winning team from each of the 48 middle and 68 high school regions will compete in the National Finals, held in Washington, D.C. from April 28 to May 2, 2016. Winning teams at the finals could win adventure trips to Alaska and national parks across the country, as well as trophies, medals, and supplies for their schools' science departments.

Here is a full list of Mid-South schools that are competing in the regional competition:

Bartlett High School Bartlett                                                           
Lausanne Collegiate School Memphis
Memphis Academy of Science Engineering Memphis
Munford High School Munford
White Station High School Memphis

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