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WASHINGTON, D.C. U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz today announced that a team of high school students from Bangor, Maine won their regional competition for the 2016 National Science Bowl (NSB) and are advancing to compete at the National Finals in Washington, D.C., in April. This year marks the 26th time the national competition has been held.

'The National Science Bowl continues to be one of the premier academic competitions across the country, and prepares America's students for future successes in some of the world's fastest growing fields in research and engineering,' said U.S. Energy Secretary Moniz. 'I am honored to congratulate all of the competitors who are advancing to the national finals where they will continue to showcase their talents as top students in math and science.'

Published in Tekk
Wednesday, 26 June 2013 15:50

Bangor student learns Chinese in China

High School junior wins scholarship to study language abroad

BANGOR - While most students will attend camp, work a part-time job or just spend a little time sleeping in this summer, one Bangor High student will be thousands of miles from home learning Chinese.

"Basically what you do is they send you to China for six weeks. It's not to fully learn the language, it's more to spark an interest or familiarity and then come back home and maybe study it or go back to China to study it for a year," explained Patrick Coyne.

Published in Livin'

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