Profiles of Past Competitors

Since 1991, more than a quarter of a million high and middle school students have competed in the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) National Science Bowl®. Each year, the DOE Office of Communications and Public Affairs interviews four to five competitors and writes the story of their NSB experiences.

Here are those stories:

 


George Vardaxis was a National Science Bowl competitor and volunteer. 2008: Ian Scheffler, National Science Bowl Champion


George Vardaxis was a National Science Bowl competitor and volunteer. 2006, 2007: George Vardaxis, National Science Bowl Competitor


2002 National Science Bowl championship high school team pictured on the left and Steven Sivek profile picture on the right. 2006: Francois Greer, National Science Bowl Champion


2002 National Science Bowl championship high school team pictured on the left and Steven Sivek profile picture on the right. 2002: Steven Sivek, National Science Bowl Champion


Kay Aull, 2003 National Science Bowl® Champion. 2002 – 2004: Kay Aull, National Science Bowl Champion


Julia Hu (third from left) with her teammates after winning the 2001 DOE National Science Bowl®. 2001: Julia Hu, National Science Bowl Champion


Jeff Zira and his teammates celebrate winning the regional competition his junior year at North Hollywood High School. 2001: Jeff Zira, National Science Bowl Champion


2000 National Science Bowl Parkview High School team pictured on the left and Ana Lauer profile picture on the right. 2000 – 2003: Ana C. Lauer, National Science Bowl Competitor


2000 National Science Bowl Parkview High School team pictured on the left and Ana Lauer profile picture on the right.1999: Andrew Mills, National Science Bowl Champion 


1998 National Science Bowl championship high school team pictured on the left and Paco Jain profile picture on the right. 1998, 1999: Jora Jacobi, National Science Bowl Competitor


1998 National Science Bowl championship high school team pictured on the left and Paco Jain profile picture on the right. 1998: Paco Jain, National Science Bowl Champion


Albuquerque Managing City Attorney Jenica Jacobi is a volunteer and a former competitor at the National Science Bowl®.1998: Jenica Jacobi, National Science Bowl Competitor


Dave Savage (upper right) and the Energy Biosciences Institute at the University of California, Berkeley. 1996, 1997: David Savage, National Science Bowl Competitor


Dave Savage (upper right) and the Energy Biosciences Institute at the University of California, Berkeley. 1996: Candice Kamachi, National Science Bowl Champion 


Dave Savage (upper right) and the Energy Biosciences Institute at the University of California, Berkeley. 1995: Jonathan Kirzner, National Science Bowl Champion


2000 National Science Bowl Parkview High School team pictured on the left and Ana Lauer profile picture on the right.1994: Shireen Haque, National Science Bowl Champion


A past and present picture of 1992 National Science Bowl Champion Jason Tumlinson.1993: Zach Teitler, National Science Bowl Champion


A past and present picture of 1992 National Science Bowl Champion Jason Tumlinson.1992: James Tumlinson, National Science Bowl Champion