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St. Croix Educational Complex Wins 2024 Regional Science Bowl

St. Croix Complex High School Team 2 wins first place. (Photo courtesy VIDE)

St. Croix Educational Complex High School came out on top as the 2024 Regional Science Bowl winners Sunday, the V.I. Education Department announced.

The competition was hosted at the University of the Virgin Islands Research and Technology Park on St. Croix. The competition showcased students’ impressive knowledge across various science disciplines, challenging them with thought-provoking questions, according to the press release.

Following intense rounds of competition, St. Croix Educational Complex High School (Team 2) emerged triumphant as the 2024 High School Division Champions. The winning team included Daryl Griffith (10th grade), Lauren Jones (10th grade), Tiera Polonco (11th grade), Myles Berkeley (11th grade), and Colum Morgan (11th grade). Their outstanding performance secured them a spot in the National Science Bowl, slated to be held in Washington, DC, from April 25 to April 29, the press release stated.

St. Croix Complex High School Team 1 wins second place in the High School Division. (Photo courtesy VIDE)

St. Croix Educational Complex High School also clinched the second-place position with their Team 1 who included team members Xiare Simmons (9th grade), Annabet Walters (10th grade), Keemar Croskey (10th grade), Samir Boucenna (11th grade), and Ryan Ferdinand, Jr. (12th grade), the release stated.

In the Middle School Division, the Church of God Holiness Academy emerged victorious, with participating students Knala Hendrickson, Naazir Joseph, Jayden Morales, and Armani Carr.

Church of God Holiness Academy win first place at the Science Bowl. (Photo courtesy VIDE)

Placing 2nd in the Middle School Division was Pearl B. Larsen PreK-8 School, represented by Hana Bronstein, Kameryn Padgett, Brock Gorman, and Chrinity Pickering, it said.

Pearl B. Larsen PreK-8 School wins second place in Middle School Division. (Photo courtesy VIDE)

For further information, please reach out to the Science Bowl coordinators Gerald Walters at gerald.walters@vide.vi or Joann Lewis at joann.lewis@vide.vi.

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