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The Evanston Township High School junior chapter of the Society for Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE) won first place at the Regional Science Bowl competition on Feb. 23. This is the third consecutive regional win for ETHS’s chapter.

A team of students will move on to compete in the National Science Bowl in Washington, D.C., in April: Jean Luc Walthall (team captain), John Nikolai Lenney, Nancy Cardenas, Carla Orduno, and Rosa Palma.

ETHS is the junior chapter of Northwestern University’s chapter of Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers. The team coaches are Michelle Vazquez, ETHS post-secondary counselor, and Jesus Flores, Northwestern University engineering student.