The 2006 RESA VII Science Bowl was held on Thursday, December 14th at FairmontStateUniversity. The completion was hosted and sponsored in collaboration with RESA VII and Fairmont State University. Each year all twelve counties in RESA VII are invited to participate, with six participating this year. Students from BridgeportHigh School, Fairmont SenorHigh School, LewisCountyHigh School, LibertyHigh School, MorgantownHigh School, NorthMarionHigh School, PhilipBarbourHigh School, SouthHarrisonHigh School, TrinityHigh School, TygartsValleyHigh School, and UniversityHigh School participated. Students answered questions in chemistry, physics, biology, computer science, math, and astronomy. College of Science and Technology faculty volunteered as judges, time keepers, score keepers, and moderators for the event.
BridgeportHigh School earned the honor of first place, FairmontSenior High School came in second, followed by UniversityHigh School earning third place. BridgeportHigh School and FairmontSenior High School will participate in the West Virginia State Science Bowl competition on February 3, 2007 at the National Energy Technology Laboratory. The top team will then compete in the U.S. Department of Energy National Science Bowl on April 26-30, 2007.