Feb. 28, 2003 – Nine schools are represented in the territory's 2003 Science Bowl, which takes place Monday and Tuesday on St. Thomas. The two St. Croix public schools face off in the first match.
The double elimination competition will be held at Palms Court Harborview Hotel.
At 5 p.m. Monday, Central High School will meet Educational Complex in the annual event designed to demonstrate students' knowledge of science and math.
At 5:30 p.m., Ivanna Eudora Kean High School will compete against Antilles School, while Sts. Peter and Paul High School vies against Charlotte Amalie High School.
At 6 p.m., Country Day School will meet Wesleyan Academy, and Good Hope School will take on the winner of the CHS-Educational Complex match.
Following a 6:30 p.m. second-round match, the Science Bowl will resume on Tuesday at 2:30 p.m.
The contest is sponsored by the Water and Power Authority and the Education Department. The winning school's team will represent the Virgin Islands at the National Science Bowl the week of May 4 in Chevy Chase, Maryland. In addition, the winning school will receive a computer from WAPA and the second-place team will earn graphing calculators.
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