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Tennessee Science Bowl

Welcome to the 2019 Tennessee Science Bowl


February 22-23, 2019


Pellissippi State Community College
Blount County Campus, Friendsville, TN


Congratulations to the 2018 
Tennessee Science Bowl Winners

1st Place

Oak Ridge High School

Oak Ridge High School –
Sharon Thomas – Coach (not pictured)
Stephen Qu
Henry Shen
Melody Guo
Joe Andress
Batu Odbadrakh




2nd Place
Signal Mountain High School

Signal Mountain

Coach: Erin Perry
Thomas Thelen
Seth Majic
Tamjeed Azad
Aidan Newton
Jack Dowling

3rd Place
White Station High School

White Station High School

Coach: Zhigni Ma
Xintong Wang
Connor Hofeditz
Grace Ma
Angus McKee

4th Place
Cookeville High School

Cookeville High School

Coach: Steve Young
Elijah Hix
Sanjay Chakrabarty
Nick Bartlett

Front row:
Eli Apple
Diya Nijhawan

Civility Award
Central High School

Central High School

Coach: Judy Sullivan
Cian Bell
McKenzie England
Hanson Lam
Caleb Pratt
Co-coach: Cindy Blanchard

Presenting the award are Chris Milne, PSCC and Jennifer Tyrell, ORAU




The Science Bowl is a fast-paced academic competition that offers teams of high school students from across the state of Tennessee a chance to match their wits in math and science. The winner of the Tennessee Science Bowl will advance to the National Science Bowl® in Washington, D.C., April 25-29, 2019, all expenses paid!

The winning school will receive $1,000.
The second-place school will receive $750.00.
The third-place school will receive $500.00.
The fourth-place school will receive $250.00.
The school that wins the Civility Award will receive $100.00.



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2019 Featured Dinner Speaker — Dr. Jeff Nichols

Dr. Nichols became the associate laboratory director for ORNL’s Computing and Computational Sciences in April 2009.  In this position, he oversees the Department of Energy’s (DOE) National Center for Computational Sciences (NCCS), the site of the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF), which delivers state-of-the-art scientific research and technological innovations.  The OLCF is home to Summit, the world’s most powerful computing resource.  He leads ORNL’s agenda in advanced high-performance computing in priority areas such as materials science, fusion energy, and health data, as well as the laboratory’s quantum computing and artificial intelligence initiatives. View Dr.Nichol's full bio.