Bobby Zubik UIL Science Award

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Bobby Zubik UIL Science Award - ROBERT ZDBICK, Robert E. Lee High senior, and...
ROBERT ZDBICK, Robert E. Lee High senior, and faithful slide rule on way to Austin for contest. Competes In Austin For UIL Science Award Robert Zubik is going to Austin Austin this evening to compete with he top high school scientists in Texas. At 10 a.m. Saturday the 17- year-old senior at Robert E. Lee rligh School will sit down to a JhquE^test i.with. .seven contemporaries. contemporaries. Saturday afternoon ; the University University Interscholastic League will announce the winner of the state science test competition, which includes biology, chemistry chemistry and physics. Zubik got into the finals by Irst winning in the district meet at Sam Rayburn High School in Pasadena and then by leading the competition in the regionals at Houston Baptist College. "The tests are pretty much the same; put the competition ets rougher at each step," Zubik Zubik said. "The test itself is based on 'understanding rather than ability to memorize." It .was/Art'Hodge's, science coordinator coordinator for the school district who got Zubik into the UIL competition. competition. Zubik and two other L students won first place in he science Tteam event at Rayburn. Rayburn. . /......;'.'• '• • ' For the past two years he has entered projects in the city science science fair. Last year he grew ead crystals in a gel. This year ie built a transistor circuit that maintains a motor at a con- ;tant speed. He was runner-up to scientist of the year in the city. : -•:. •••.'.• ,....• . ; Zubik also has attended math seminars for the past two summers summers — first at Lee College and hen at Louisiana State University.,., University.,., .. : .,, .....'.- • ; Next fall he will enter the University of Texas where he will prepare for a career as a physicist. He said he is particularly particularly interested in astrophysics an<j nuclear physics, "I would like to be a profes- ;or at some university and do research," he said, "but I might end up on some government project." * His father. Bob Zubik, is a mechanical engineer at Enjay Chemical Co. "Dad's helped me on some of my projects," Zubik said. But after he gets back from he science test, young Zubik las another project — looking :or a summer job. "I'd like to have" a job tha was in some technical line, bu mainly I want to make money or college next year," he said AIRTEMP

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  1. The Baytown Sun,
  2. 05 May 1967, Fri,
  3. Page 17

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