Science Bowl Team Earns Slot in National In-Person Finals
Sycamore's Science Bowl Team, consisting of Alex Cheng (8th), Connor Kacena-Merrell (8th), Sophie Liang (8th), Justin Puno (8th) and Owen Zhang (8th), have earned a spot in the top eight in-person National Science Bowl Finals in July.
They competed May 7 in the National Science Bowl Tournament via Zoom in an online format. The competition included 47 middle school teams who had all won their Regional Science Bowl competitions in order to compete in the National competition. The Sycamore team survived four eliminations, as the tournament cut first from 47 teams to 32 teams, then to 24 teams, then to 16 teams, and then to 8 teams.
Sycamore's Team had earned 4th place in the Preliminary rounds, earning a place into the single elimination portion of the tournament.
Sycamore's Science Bowl team is now part of the top eight teams in the nation and earned a berth in the in-person National Science Bowl Finals in Washington D.C. July 8 - July 12 where they will compete head-to-head with the top teams in the nation.
The 2022 Sycamore Science Bowl Team is coached by David Schuth.