Story last updated at 3/12/2014 - 2:26 pm
On March 1, Juneau-Douglas High School competed in and won the Tsunami Bowl, a regional ocean science academic competition of the National Ocean Sciences Bowl. The Tsunami Bowl was hosted by the University of Alaska Fairbanks at Seward High School in Seward.
Eighteen teams from 15 high schools with four or five students on each team participated in this year's Tsunami Bowl, which consisted of buzzer-style, multiple-choice questions and open-ended, team-challenge questions.
For winning the regional competition, Juneau-Douglas High School now moves on to face 21 other regional champions in the 17th Annual National Ocean Sciences Bowl on May 1-4 at the University of Washington in Seattle.
The winning team from Juneau-Douglas High School is coached by Brian Stoody. The team members are Ruby Steedle, Johnny Connolly, Johnny Elliot, Stephen Mell, and Megan Sheufelt.