Albany High School comes in 7th at National Finals

The Sea Lion Bowl winning team, Albany High School, came in 7th Place out of 25 teams at the National Finals in Baltimore, MD held April 20-22. Their prize was a $500 gift certificate for Fisher Scientific and a $450 gift certificate for marine science textbooks at Barnes and Noble. Additionally Albany placed in the top 10 in the Science Experts Policy Briefing component of the competition. Congratulations on a job well done!

The teams that competed in the 2012 Sea Lion Bowl are as follows:
Academy of Arts & Sciences, San Francisco – 4th place
Albany HS, Albany- 1st Place
Douglas High School, Douglas, NV – 3rd place
Emery Secondary School, Emeryville
June Jordan School for Equity, San Francisco
Lick-Wilmerding HS, San Francisco -Quarterfinalist
Lynbrook High School (Alternates), San Jose
Independent Learning Center, Woodland
Lowell HS, San Francisco- 2nd Place
Mira Loma HS, Sacramento -Quarterfinalist
Oakland HS, Oakland- Team Spirit Award, Quarterfinalist
Ruth Asawa School of the Arts, San Francisco
Salinas HS, Salinas
San Lorenzo HS, San Lorenzo
Santa Teresa HS, San Jose
Sierra HS, Tollhouse -Quarterfinalist
Tokay High School, Lodi – Sportsmanship Award

For more Sea Lion Bowl Photos visit our Photo Site:http://sealionbowl.shutterfly.com/

The Sea Lion Bowl is a rigorous, day-long academic competition for high school students modeled after the National Ocean Science Bowl. The Sea Lion Bowl is one of 25 regional bowls across the country that make up the National Ocean Science Bowl, coordinated by the Consortium for Ocean Leadership in Washington, DC. The NOSB began in 1998, The Year of the Ocean, as a way to encourage high school students and teachers to learn more about the ocean and ocean exploration. The NOSB provides a venue for students who excel in math and science to receive regional and national recognition for their diligence and talents while broadening their awareness and understanding of ocean science.

Please contact Brandy Wiegers if you are interested in getting involved.

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