Hector Garcia MS wins Regional Science Bowl

February 19, 2015

The Hector Garcia Middle School “Red” team won the middle school division of the Regional Science Bowl and will now head to Washington D.C. for the National Science Bowl competition.

Sixty teams from middle schools and high schools across Bexar County competed at the Regional Science Bowl at Jay High School Feb. 20 and 21.

The top high school and the top middle school teams at the Regional level advanced to compete in Washington D.C. April 30 - May 4, all expenses paid.

Middle School Division Results:

1st- Hector Garcia MS Red

2nd- Hector Garcia MS Blue

3rd- Briscoe MS

4th- Folks MS

5th- Providence

High School Division Results:

1st- Alamo Heights

2nd- Clark HS

3rd- Brandeis HS

4th- O’Connor HS

5th- Communications Arts HS

The members of the Hector Garcia MS “Red” team are Margaret Godfrey (captain), Brian Kang, Matthew Su, Mathew Wilson, and Richard Feng. Their sponsor is teacher Shelley Beck.

The Regional Science Bowl is hosted by NISD Middle and High School Science departments with local sponsor Booz Allen Hamilton. It is the only competition sanctioned by a federal agency, the US Department of Energy.

More information is available at http://science.energy.gov/wdts/nsb/.