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SAS Takes First Place at MDCPS SECME Brain Bowl

SECME Brain Bowl

Top Photo: SECME First Place Brain Bowl Team from left: MDCPS School Board Member Dr. Martin Karp, SAS Kendall students Frederico Krauss, Vidia Gokool, Devin Cruz, Ioanna Georgoulakis, and MDCPS School Board Member Dr. Wilbert "Tee" Holloway. Bottom Photo: SAS SECME Participants from left: Kevin Quijada, Ahmed Salim, Luis Carbonell, Frederico Krauss, SAS SECME Sponsor Ms. Mary Seamans, Devin Cruz, Vidia Gokool, and Ioanna Georgoulakis.

Miami, February 5, 2014 - On Saturday January 25, 2014, SAS and AAA participated in the annual District SECME Competition along with many other high schools from Miami-Dade County Public Schools (MDCPS). This is an annual event sponsored by MDCPS and was held at Miami Dade College North Campus this year.

The SAS Kendall Science Team (Frederico Krauss, Vidia Gokool, Devin Cruz, and Ioanna Georgoulakis) placed 1st in the Brain Bowl Competition and the SAS Math Challenge team consisting of Luis Carbonell, Kevin Quijada and Ahmed Salim took 3rd place in Applied Math.

The AAA-South team consisting of Rocio Bermudez, Osvaldo Armas, Namita Khajanchi, and Michael Perez took 4th place in the Science event and the AAA Math Challenge Team comprised of Alejandro Nunez, Alejandra Laverde, Michelle Juarez, and Cassandra Chacon also were strong contenders in their category.

Ms. Mary Seamans and Dr. Gemma Alberto are SECME Coordinators for SAS/AAA and should be congratulated for the outstanding performance of their teams.

  • WHEN: Wednesday, Feb. 5, 4:10 PM - 4:10 PM

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