ESSEX, MD—Amanda Nwokoro, a senior at Eastern Technical High School, earned first place in a regional Brain Bee held at Stevenson University and has qualified to compete in the 2020 USA Brain Bee Championship to be held March 27 – 29 on the campus of the Northeast Ohio Medical School.
The Brain Bee is an international neuroscience competition for high school students ages 13 – 19.
During the competition, students answer questions related to their readings in neuroscience and participate in a neuroanatomy lab component.
The winner of the national competition will participate in the international final round to be held in Washington, D.C.
The Eastern Tech delegation also consisted of Keanna Brown and Ami Day.
The three students have worked throughout the year to learn about neurology and cerebral anatomy.
By the local Brain Bee’s end, three of the four spots in the final round were acquired by Eastern Tech students.