Welcome

Thank you for visiting paducahsun.com, the online home of The Paducah Sun.

Calendar
June 2012
S M T W T F S
27 28 29 30 31 01 02

Click here to submit an event.

Calloway brings home science bowl title

Staff report

Calloway County High School won the U.S. Department of Energy's West Kentucky Regional Science Bowl, beating out 17 other high school teams.

Calloway will represent western Kentucky in the DOE's National Science Bowl, which will be held in Washington in late April.

While at the national competition, Calloway will compete in the same fast-paced, question-and-answer format that was used in the regional competition. The students also will visit national monuments and museums.

Bowling Green-based Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science finished second and Paducah Tilghman High School finished third in the regional competition, held at Crounse Hall on the University of Kentucky College of Engineering-Paducah Campus.

Calloway captain Landon Fike credited the victory to the work ethic of teammates Cody Bergman, Sam Morehead, Josh Betts and Hudson Elliott.

"If you assign them a topic, they're going to take it home and study it," he said. "You can just rely on them to get it done."

McCracken County, Ballard Memorial, St. Mary, Fulton County, Henderson County, West Kentucky Home Schools United, and Union County also competed. Seven of the 10 schools competing sent two teams.

The Science Bowl is a community-sponsored project. Contributions from local and regional businesses help pay for trophies, T-shirts, lunch and prizes for participating students, and provide prize money for the winning school's science department.

Comments made about this article - 0 Total

Comment on this article

Your comment has been submitted for approval
captcha f678524a26b24e28a75f1eebd4fed682
Top Classifieds
  • HAVANESE PUPS AKC Home Raised, Best H ... Details
  • Pugs Registered. Black, Female. Shot ... Details
  • AKC Lab Pups *3/Black female $375 *1 ... Details
  • CKC Tiny Toy Poodles270-554-4308 Details
  • F1 Golden Doodles M/F, Beautiful,6 wk ... Details
  • PILLOWTOP Mattress Sets, NEW in plast ... Details
  • RUNNING, fixable, junk vehicles, equi ... Details
  • ASPHALT & CONCRETE REPAIR, SEALIN ... Details
  • MJS Concrete Specializing In:Stamped ... Details
  • Details
  • JOHN DEERE Riding Mower ... Details
  • FHA, USDA, VA & Conventional Loan ... Details
  • Corner Lot, 1 acre Kevil $16,500 2704 ... Details
  • SEEING is believing! Don't buy p ... Details
  • Lakewood Villa Condo for Sale - 2460 ... Details
  • NEW 50x60 steel bldg. equipped w/12x1 ... Details
  • 8 Unit Apt. Bldgs. For Sale By Owner ... Details
  • For Sale/Lease Deerview Estates (Calv ... Details
  • Duplex By Owner 3 BR 1 BA each side ... Details
  • 1963 Chev. Bel-Air, 2 dr post, 327 5 ... Details
  • Chrome Running Boards $300270-331-76 ... Details
  • 39' Heartland Landmark 4 Slides ... Details
  • JOE'S BACKHOESERVICE Install &am ... Details
This Week In Photos
Most Popular
  1. West Kentucky Open Tee times
  2. With Iran, Obama makes bad history
  3. Showing off his ride
  1. St. Jerome prepares plentiful picnic feast
  2. Noble Park Pool delays closure
  3. High-speed chase reaches 157 mph, ends in Fayette
  1. West Kentucky Open Tee times
  2. With Iran, Obama makes bad history
  3. Showing off his ride
Discussion

Check out these recently discussed stories and voice your opinion...