North Hollywood High places 3rd in national Science Bowl

Students from North Hollywood High School.
Students from North Hollywood High School.
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North Hollywood High School placed third today in the national Science Bowl competition held in Washington, D.C.

First-time entrant North Carolina School for Math and Science took home top honors, followed by Sacramento-area Mira Loma High School in second place, according to Walter Zeisl, the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power's Science Bowl coordinator.

First lady Michelle Obama addressed the group, as did Secretary of Energy Steven Chu, according to Zeisl.