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High School Students to Compete in Miami at the Manatee Bowl

Regional Competition Part of the National Ocean Sciences Bowl

Consortium for Ocean Leadership NOSB
WHO:
Students and teachers with a strong interest in marine science from high schools in Eastern Florida.
WHAT:
High School teams of four students compete in the annual regional ocean sciences bowl.  The winning team will compete against 24 other regional champions in the 14th Annual National Ocean Sciences Bowl (NOSB®) April 29 – May 1, 2011 at Texas A&M University in Galveston, Texas.  For more information, visit www.nosb.org.
WHEN:
Saturday, February 5
Initial Rounds 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. MAST Academy
Final Rounds 1 p.m. – 5:15 p.m. UM Rosenstiel School Auditorium
Awards Ceremony 5:30 p.m. UM Rosenstiel School Auditorium
WHERE:
MAST Academy (3979 Rickenbacker Causeway, Miami, FL 33149)
UM Rosenstiel School (4600 Rickenbacker Causeway, Miami, FL 33149)
WHY:
The National Ocean Sciences Bowl is a program of the Consortium for Ocean Leadership based in Washington, DC. NOSB seeks to interest students in pursuing a college degree and future career in the ocean sciences.  Through this educational forum, the NOSB strives to encourage and support the next generation of marine scientists, policy makers, teachers, explorers, researchers, technicians, environmental advocates and informed citizens,to consider and appreciate the ocean. Approximately 2,000 students from over 300 high schools will participate in 2011.

Confirmed high schools for the 2011 Manatee Bowl (* indicates new school this year):

*Archimedean Academy – Miami

*Gulliver Schools – Miami

Heritage High School – Palm Bay

Immaculata-LaSalle High School – Miami

MAST Academy – Miami

Marine & Oceanographic Academy – Fort Pierce

Miami Beach Sr. High School – Miami Beach

Miami Palmetto Sr. High School – Miami

South Broward High School – Hollywood

St. Lucie West Centennial High School – Port St. Lucie

*Viera High School – Viera

 

Media Contacts:
Kristin Mellon
202-787-1644
kmellon@oceanleadership.org

Barbra Gonzalez
305-984-7107
barbgo@rsmas.miami.edu

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