Kennesaw State hosts science bowl competition

Kennesaw State University's Tau Epsilon chapter of the biology honor society Beta Beta Beta and…

Georgia (Jan 22, 2001) — Kennesaw State hosts science bowl competition

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Kennesaw State University's Tau Epsilon chapter of the biology honor society Beta Beta Beta and Solvay Pharmaceuticals Inc. will host the Georgia Junior Academy of Sciences Regional Science Bowl Competition on Saturday‚ Jan. 27‚ 8:30 a.m. − 4 p.m. The event at KSU is one of six regional competitions to be held around the state that day. The top three teams from each regional competition will advance to the state competition. The winning team from the state then moves on to the national competition.



Solvay has provided funding to support the competition at KSU. Solvay's support allowed for the purchase of quizbowl buzzer systems‚ refreshments‚ lunch and T−shirts for participants‚ coaches and volunteers.



Teams from six area high schools are scheduled to compete at KSU. They will be quizzed on topics in biology‚ chemistry‚ physics‚ astronomy‚ earth science‚ computer science and mathematics in a rapid question and answer format.



Competing high schools−−



Brookwood High School‚ Snellville



Collins Hill High School‚ Suwanee



Etowah High School‚ Woodstock



Harrison High School‚ Kennesaw



Lassiter High School‚ Marietta



Walton High School‚ Marietta



Solvay Pharmaceuticals of Marietta is a research−based pharmaceutical company active in the therapeutic areas of cardiology‚ gastroenterology‚ mental health and women's health. It is a member of the worldwide Solvay SA Group of chemical and pharmaceutical companies headquartered in Brussels‚ Belgium.


 

A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University offers more than 150 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its more than 41,000 students. With 11 colleges on two metro Atlanta campuses, Kennesaw State is a member of the University System of Georgia and the second-largest university in the state. The university’s vibrant campus culture, diverse population, strong global ties and entrepreneurial spirit draw students from throughout the region and from 126 countries across the globe. Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2), placing it among an elite group of only 6 percent of U.S. colleges and universities with an R1 or R2 status. For more information, visit kennesaw.edu

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