Congratulations to the Valle Verde ECHS National Science Bowl team for winning the El Paso Regional NSB competition on Feb. 18. They are now headed to the national competition in Washington D.C. in April. This marks the fourth year in a row that the Spartans have come out on top at the regional competition. They now have five titles in six years. The team consists of Samuel Juardo, Juan Vasquez, Jacob Lane and Perla Lopez. Jacob Lane and Perla Lopez were also on the team that competed at nationals last year.
The National Science Bowl®, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy is a national academic competition that tests students’ knowledge in all areas of science and math. Teams from diverse backgrounds face-off in a fast-paced question and answer format, testing on a range of science disciplines including biology, chemistry, Earth science, physics, energy, and math.