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CG students compete at National Science Bowl
Posted 04/28/2019 04:50PM


Catlin Gabel students represented the state of Oregon in the National Science Bowl this week in Washington D.C. and Bethesda, Maryland. The team received an all-expenses paid trip to the nation’s capitol to participate in Nationals after winning first place in the Regional Science Bowl on February 23 in Portland. Team members are Arjun Jain ’20, Avi Gupta ’19, Mathus Leungpathomaram ’19, Tyler Nguyen ’19, and William Leonard ’20.

At the National competition, the Catlin Gabel team won three of their round-robin matches. They finished tied for 34th out of 64 teams. 

Upper School Science Teacher Becky Wynne is the faculty leader for the team.

Launched in 1991, the National Science Bowl is a highly competitive science education and academic event among teams of high school and middle school students who compete in a fast-paced verbal forum to solve technical problems and answer questions in all branches of science and math. Each team is composed of four students, one alternate student, and a coach.

In addition to the competition, a trip to the National Science Bowl includes several days of science activities and sightseeing. The science bowl experience also includes cutting-edge science seminars and hands-on science activities.

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