Students from Treasure Valley Math and Science Center took home first place in the Western Idaho Regional Science Bowl March 7. Twenty schools competed on their knowledge of science subjects and concepts at the event. Second place went to a team from Boise High School, and third place went to a team of West Junior High ninth-graders. Riverstone International School won a sportsmanship award.
The science bowl is sponsored by the Micron Foundation and was held at Boise State University. It’s an official regional bowl for the National Science Bowl competition for high school students that is coordinated by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science. The regional championship team receives an all-expenses paid trip to compete at the national event held in Washington, D.C. April 28-May 2.