FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Feb. 12, 2010
Contact: Cydney Archie
Regional Science Bowl to be held at MUW Feb. 19
COLUMBUS, Miss.—The Mississippi University for Women Department of Sciences and Mathematics will host its annual Regional Science Bowl on Feb. 19 from noon to 7 p.m. on campus in Nissan Auditorium, Parkinson Hall.
High schools from throughout the state will participate and compete for scholarships, trophies and the chance to move on to the National Science Bowl in Washington, D.C.
Outstanding individual performances will be awarded with scholarships. A $3,000 per year scholarship will be given to the individual with the highest score, two $2,000 per year scholarships will go to the students with the next two highest scores and one $1,500 per year scholarship will be given to the participant with the next highest score. These scholarships are renewable for four years provided that satisfactory scholarship progress is made.
For more information, contact Dr. Dionne Fortenberry, associate professor of chemistry at MUW, at (662) 329-7246.