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North Allegheny Senior High School – Team 1 Wins 2023 Western Pennsylvania Science Bowl
North Allegheny Senior High School-Team 1

North Allegheny Senior High School – Team 1 claimed victory at the 2023 Western Pennsylvania Science Bowl (WPASB) Regional High School Competition, held Saturday, Feb. 25, in a virtual format. Forty-one teams from 26 high schools participated in the contest, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and NETL.

The WPASB tested students’ knowledge of math and science in a fast-paced, quiz-style tournament. The same format will be used during the middle school portion of the competition this Saturday, March 4.

“Congratulations to our high school winner of this outstanding academic challenge. Your hard work prepared you to excel against a tremendous field filled with talented students,” said NETL Director Brian Anderson. “I hope this exciting competition inspires you and all teams to pursue your dreams and make groundbreaking discoveries as our next generation of scientists and engineers.”

Teams did not play head-to-head matches but instead competed against all other teams in the virtual competition. Each regional competition had at least three preliminary rounds in which each individual team was read the same sets of questions. The teams with the highest combined point totals from all preliminary rounds advanced to the Elimination Tournament.

Coming in at second, third and fourth place were North Allegheny Senior High School – Team 2, Franklin Regional High School – Team 1 and North Allegheny Intermediate High School – Team 2, respectively.

North Allegheny Senior High School – Team 1 and the winner of the WPASB middle school competition, which will be decided on Saturday, are eligible to advance to the 2023 National Science Bowl set for April 27-May 1 in Washington, D.C. 

The high schools competing in the WPASB were Baldwin, Bethel Park, Central Catholic, Elizabeth Forward, Fox Chapel, Franklin Regional, Hempfield, Keystone Oaks, Mapletown, Mars, Moon, Mt. Lebanon, North Allegheny Senior, North Allegheny Intermediate, North Hills, Norwin, Peters, Pine Richland, Plum, Ringgold, Sewickley Academy, Shady Side Academy, South Fayette, Thomas Jefferson, Upper Saint Clair and Woodland Hills

NETL is a DOE national laboratory that drives innovation and delivers technological solutions for an environmentally sustainable and prosperous energy future. By using its world-class talent and research facilities, NETL is ensuring affordable, abundant, and reliable energy that drives a robust economy and national security, while developing technologies to manage carbon across the full life cycle, enabling environmental sustainability for all Americans.

High School Top Four

North Allegheny High School- Team 1
First-place winner North Allegheny Senior High School - Team 1
North Allegheny Senior High School- Team 2
Second-place winner North Allegheny Senior High School – Team 2
Franklin Regional High School
Third-place winner Franklin Regional High School – Team 1
North Allegheny Intermediate-Team 2
Fourth-place winner North Allegheny Intermediate – Team 2