|Miami Palmetto Senior High School (first
Fourteen student teams from schools throughout the state participated
in the 2007 Southeast Regional Science Bowl competition at
FSEC on March 3. This year’s winners were: Miami Palmetto
Senior High School (first place), Brevard
Schools Collaborative (second place), and Durant
High School ( third place) from Hillsborough County.
The top academic team members from the winning Miami Palmetto Senior
High team include Yunxin (Joy) Jiao, Jason Larue, Alexander Li, Steven
Bronson and alternate L. Phillipe Siclait. The team’s mentor,
Dr. Susie Kamons, and the five team members will receive an all-expense-paid
trip to Washington D.C. to represent the Southeast region of the United
States at the National Science Bowl competition later this month.
|Fourteen high school teams competed
for the honor of going to the National High School Science
The Southeast Regional High School Science Bowl is a fast-paced question
and answer contest in which students answer questions about earth
science, physical science, life science, general science and math.
Each of the top eight teams were invited to participate in a hydrogen
fuel cell workshop on April 7, where they received a fuel cell car
kit to design and build vehicles to compete in future events, such
as the Hydrogen Sprint to be held at FSEC’s Energywhiz Olympics
on May 12.
|Brevard Schools Collaborative (second
In addition to the winning teams, this year’s participants
were from Boone High School (Orange County), C. Leon King
High School (Hillsborough County), Doral Academy Charter High School
(Miami Dade), who sponsored two teams; Eau Gallie High School (Brevard
County), Fort Walton Beach (Okaloosa County), Hillsborough High School
(Hillsborough County), a second team from Miami Palmetto Senior High
School (Dade County), Palm Bay High School (Brevard County) and South
Plantation High School (Broward County).
| Durant High School ( third place)
The Science Bowl, a program of the U. S. Department of Energy’s
Office of Science, encourages student involvement in mathematics
and science activities, improves awareness of alternative fuel technologies,
and provides an avenue of enrichment and reward for academic
For more information on this program, click
here to contact Schleith
or call 321-638-1017.