PHS Science Bowl Team in 2nd Place!
Poudre High School Science Bowl Team Currently in Top 2 in National Competition
Poudre High School’s Science Bowl team is currently undefeated and is battling for the number one spot in the National Science Bowl competition today in Washington, D.C.
The PHS team has been in Washington, D.C., since April 26, winning its way into the 16 team double elimination round on Sunday, April 29. PHS competed this morning (Monday, April 30) in Round 6 of the elimination round, placing it as one of the top two teams in the nation. The national championship team will be honored at the White House immediately following the final competition.
Team members Patrick Chaffey, Sam Elder, Winston Gao, Sam Sun, and Logan Wright earned the right to compete in the National Science Bowl by winning the state Science Bowl competition in February. All expenses for the national competition are paid for by the U.S. Department of Energy, the national sponsor.
Nationally, 1,800 teams competed in regional Science Bowl competitions, with 64 teams earning the right to compete in the national competition.
For up-to-the minute news about the competition, log on to the National Science Bowl’s website at http://www.scied.science.doe.gov/nsb/Finals.htm.
For additional information about the PHS team, which is scheduled to return to DIA today at 6:00 pm, contact Sandra Lundt, Poudre High School principal, at (970) 488-6011.