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Chesapeake Bay Governor’s School places second in Blue Crab Bowl

The Chesapeake Bay Governor’s School secured a second-place finish at the 18th annual Blue Crab Bowl, which was held on Feb. 7 at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science, Gloucester Point. 

The daylong marine science tournament attracted top high school science students from 10 Virginia high schools. The Blue Crab Bowl is the Virginia regional competition of the National Ocean Science Bowl (NOSB). Sixteen teams came from across of the commonwealth, from Warrenton in the west to Exmore on the Eastern Shore, from Manassas to Virginia Beach.

The nearly 80 students spent the day in heated tournament competition focused on ocean sciences. After a challenging day of both round robin and double elimination matches—46 matches in all—Chesapeake Bay Governor’s School’s Team B, with members from both Glenns and Warsaw campuses, lost only one match and earned second-place honors.

The second place team was coached by science teachers Sara Chaves Beam and Grego...

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