Eleven teams of high school students from all over Alaska finished competing in the eighth annual Alaska Regional Ocean Sciences Bowl, the Tsunami Bowl, held at the Seward Marine Center and Seward High School. Students from Juneau-Douglas High School Team Steller came out victorious in this regional academic competition focused on concepts in oceanography. The winning coach and team members include: Ashley Kelly, Bekah Menze, Devon Kibby, Emily Peyton, Kelsey Potdevin and coach Clay Good.
The National Ocean Sciences Bowl is a program of the Consortium for Oceanographic Research & Education located in Washington, D.C., and supports 25 regional competitions across the country. Team Steller will go on to compete against 24 other regional champions in the eighth annual NOSB, April 23-25 in Biloxi, Miss.