Volunteer State Regional Middle School Science Bowl

Published on Jan. 23, 2018

WHAT: Volunteer State Regional Middle School Science Bowl

WHEN: February 3, 2018 from 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.

WHERE: John Adams Elementary School, 2727 Edinburgh Channel Road, Kingsport, TN 37664

The Volunteer State Regional Middle School Science Bowl is a regional science competition in which teams from Tennessee middle schools compete in fast-paced rounds of questions including biology, chemistry, Earth science, physics, energy, and math. 

This year marks the region's second official, nationally recognized regional science bowl competition for middle school students. Previously, local organizations sponsored a high school science bowl in Kingsport as a practice for the state competition. The event has grown substantially, and the Volunteer State Regional Science Bowl is open to middle schools across the state of Tennessee as well as Scott County, Virginia.

Middle schools competing in this year's science bowl include: John Sevier Middle School, Ross N. Robinson Middle School, Indian Trail Intermediate School, Sullivan North Middle School, Blount County Education Association, Cedar Bluff Middle School, Cedar Springs Home School, Church Hill Intermediate School, Creative Learning Academy, Farragut Middle School, Jefferson Middle School, Jellico Elementary School, Maryville Junior High School, Memphis Academy of Science Engineering, Norris Middle School, Oliver Springs Middle School, Rogersville Middle School, Rush Strong Middle School, Sevierville Middle School, Signal Mountain Middle School, Webb School of Knoxville, and West View School.

Winners of the regional competition will win an all-expense paid trip to compete at the National Science Bowl in Washington, D.C. on April 26-30, 2018.

The Volunteer State Regional Middle School Science Bowl is sponsored by Eastman and Dobyns-Bennett High School. With a strong emphasis on Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math (STEAM) education, Eastman is committed to establishing strategic partnerships to inspire the next generation and help ensure a successful workforce in the future. To learn more about Eastman’s corporate responsibility and education initiatives, visit responsibility.eastman.com

About Kingsport City Schools

Kingsport City Schools (KCS) is a public school district located in Kingsport, Tenn., serving students in Sullivan and Hawkins county. The district is comprised of 13 schools, including a Pre-K, eight elementary schools, two middle schools, one high school, a high school program of choice and an alternative learning program; with total enrollment over 7,700 students. The vision of Kingsport City Schools is to be, Student Focused … World Class. KCS has been named the top school district in Tennessee as winner of the 2014 SCORE Prize District Award by the State Collaborative on Reforming Education (SCORE) and has earned the 2014 Achievement Award in the annual Excellence in Tennessee Recognition Program by the Tennessee Center for Performance Excellence (TNCPE). For more information on KCS, visit k12k.com, listen live on WCSK 90.3 FM, The Voice of KCS, read our blog, We Are KCS, download our mobile app for Apple / Android devices or call (423) 378.2100. We’re social too; follow us on Facebook (Kingsport City Schools), Twitter (@KCS_District), LinkedIn (Kingsport City Schools) and check out our YouTube Channel (KPTSchools).

About Eastman

Eastman operates sites and offices around the world and produces a broad range of products found in items people use every day. With a portfolio of specialty businesses, Eastman works with customers to deliver innovative products and solutions while maintaining a commitment to safety and sustainability. its market-driven approaches take advantage of world-class technology platforms and leading positions in attractive end-markets such as transportation, building and construction and consumables. Eastman focuses on creating consistent, superior value for all stakeholders. As a globally divers company, Eastman serves customers in approximately 100 countries and had 2016 revenues of approximately $9.0 billion. The company is headquartered in Kingsport, Tennessee, and employs approximately 14,000 people around the world. For more information, visit www.eastman.com