The 8th Annual Vermont Brain Bee brought 10 high schools to the Larner Medical Center at the Univerisiy of Vermont on Saturday, February 18, 2017. Many familiar schools were present, but the Bellows Fall Union High School from Rockingham showed up with seven enthusiastic high school students. It was MT Abe that shined with junior, Aidan May, taking first place, senior Tim Qingxi, from So. Burlington Union High School, was second; and Martin Ryan, a senior from the Burlington Tech Center, came in third. In the team category, Mt Abe students placed first and Middlebury Union High school students, came in second place.