Seton School Students Secure Second Place in Virginia’s 23rd Annual Regional Ocean Sciences Bowl
Seton School secured a strong Second Place in the 23rd Annual Blue Crab Bowl, held February 8 at Old Dominion University’s Virginia Beach Center. Blue Crab Bowl, a day-long academic tournament, is the Virginia Regional Competition of the National Ocean Science Bowl (NOSB©). The contest drew sixteen teams of top science students from fourteen schools; they came from across Commonwealth, hailing from Manassas and Warrenton to Hampton Roads and the Eastern Shore. The 70 students spent the day in heated tournament competition focused on the marine sciences. The challenging day included both round robin and double elimination contests – over 45 matches in all.
Tense final competitions resolved 4th through 1st Place winners. First Place was captured by Catholic High School from Virginia Beach. In a close Second Place was Seton School from Manassas. Another tight race determined Third Place for Norfolk Collegiate School from Norfolk. And, Fourth Place was earned by Churchland High School from Portsmouth. Team Coaches, Tricia Kellogg and Hank Konstanty coordinated the Seton School team. Team members included: Joseph Dealey; Team Co-Captain Liam Kellogg; Team Co-Captain Victoria Baker; John Konstanty; and Lydia O’Keefe. At the Awards Ceremony, the successful team received their trophy from Representative Elaine Luria of Virginia’s 2nd Congressional District, special guest and awards presenter Click on the Media Release for more information.