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Brief: V.I. High School Students to Compete in Regional Science Bowl

Feb. 27, 2005 – The Eighth Annual Virgin Islands Regional Science Bowl will begin Monday at 3 p.m. at the Palm Court Harbor View Hotel with simultaneous matches of St. Croix Central High School vs. Sts. Peter and Paul and Charlotte Amalie High School vs. All Saints School.
The second set of simultaneous matches on Monday in this double elimination academic test of science and mathematics knowledge sponsored by the Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority and the V.I. Department of Education will feature St. Croix Seventh Day vs. St. Croix Educational Complex and Antilles vs. Ivanna Eudora Kean High School.
Winners of the Regional Science Bowl will represent the Virgin Islands at the National Science Bowl in Washington, D.C., from April 28 to May 2. WAPA will present the winning school team with a computer for their school. WAPA will also present the second place school team with T1-83 graphing calculators.
Alberto Bruno-Vega, WAPA’s executive director and CEO, said in a release WAPA has partnered with the Department of Education for eight years to demonstrate its commitment to the economic and social development of the Virgin Islands community. WAPA has a vested interest in having a workforce skilled in science and mathematics to manufacture and distribute our products of electricity and potable water, he said.

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