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Lakeside students win Science Bowl

Posted: February 13, 2012 - 2:46pm  |  Updated: February 13, 2012 - 2:54pm

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Lakeside High School won on Saturday the Savannah River High School Science Bowl.

Lakeside’s team competed against 20 other schools in a regional competition of the 22nd annual U.S. Department of Energy National Science Bowl, according to a press release sent out by the DOE.

The team is now eligible to compete in the National Finals in Washington, D.C., which is scheduled for April.

“Congratulations to the students at Lakeside High School, some of America’s future leaders in the science, technology, engineering and math fields,” U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu said in the press release. “Through the National Science Bowl, we’re challenging today’s students and ensuring that America stays competitive an a rapidly advancing world.”

During each tournament, teams of students solve technical problems as well as answer scientific and mathematical questions in a fast-paced, Jeopardy-style format.

The DOE created the bowl in 1991 encourage students to excel and pursue careers in math and science.

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