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Local science team heading to nationals

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An Alachua County Middle School will compete in the National Science Bowl in Washington, D.C. at the end of April. Lincoln Middle School won the Space Coast Science Education Alliance Regional Middle School Science Bowl. Lincoln Science Teacher Adrian Thieke says her students deserve the praise.

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The students will also be receiving help from a University of Florida student as they prepare for the National Finals.

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  • Beverly

    Go Lincoln!