On Feb. 11, Harker’s Science Bowl team won the regional competition held at the Stanford Linear Accelerator’s National Accelerator Laboratory. Senior Venkat Sankar and juniors Rajiv Movva, Shaya Zarkesh, Swapnil Garg and Derek Yen now move on to the national competition, to be held in Washington, D.C., April 27-May 1. Yen filled in for Arjun Subramaniam, grade 12, who could not compete due to a family obligation. Per the rules of the National Science Bowl, Yen will be part of the team that competes at nationals.
Organized by the U.S. Department of Energy since 1991, the National Science Bowl has teams of students compete against one another in a Q&A format similar to television game shows. Questions deal with a variety of topics, including biology, physics and math.
Nice articles from the Mercury News and Stanford on the win!