The Paschal High School science bowl team is back from the national finals in Washington D.C. and while they didn't take the top prize, the Fort Worth team won first place in the division team challenge and won $500 for the science club.
In the division team challenge, Paschal's team outscored the team from Mira Loma High School in Sacramento, Calif., which eventually won the National Science Bowl. The contest is run by the U.S. Department of Energy. Click here for competition results.
"This was the best performance by Paschal so far in the Science Bowl," said Andrew Brinker, the team's faculty sponsor.
Team members are: Dominic Yurk, Erik Nguyen, Abrahim Sharaf and Wyatt Reeves.