CHARDON SCIENCE OLYMPIANS VICTORIUS AT REGIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS
CHARDON, OHIO, February 2016 – “They blinded us with SCIENCE!” On Saturday, February 20, 2016, Chardon Science Olympiad sent three teams to the Regional Championships held at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland. Two Division B teams (Grades 6-9) and one Division C team (Grades 9-12) faced tough competition comprised of schools from Northeast Ohio. The High School team placed 2 nd out of 21 schools and the Middle School team placed 4th out of 23 schools. Medals were given to the top three standings per event and trophies awarded to the top three teams. The top seven teams advance to the State Competition which will be held at The Ohio State University in Columbus on April 9, 2016.
The goal of Science Olympiad is to improve the quality of science education through competitions similar to sporting events. Students compete in 23 events related to Social Science, Earth and Space Science, Physical Science and Chemistry, Technology and Engineering, and Inquiry and Natural Science. The Chardon Science Olympiad teams are led by Dr. Anne Clouser and Jake Adams with competition events mentored by community volunteers, including experts, professionals and team parents. Past teams have attended the national tournament several times and each group works towards the goal of competing each season. The 2016 National Tournament will be held at the University of Wisconsin-Stout, May 18-21. For more information about our program or to donate towards our State Competition fees, visit www.chardonscienceolympiad.org
Chardon Science Olympiad Team Members at 2016 CWRU Regional Championships:
Division C (High School) members designated by (C) all others are Div B
From Left to Right:
Bottom row: Halle Crtalic (C) & Arman Bayat (C)
Front Row: Erica McElroy (C), Emily Stern (C), Ethan Fuerst, Elise Cousens, Christen
Niedzielski, Sara Conway, Noah Muñoz, Owen Vokoun, Madeline Christie, Evan Baker
Second row: Nick Schragal (C), Connor Fuerst (C), Madison Brady (C), Liam Kerry, Paige Yamamoto, Campbell Tierney, Daniel Brill, Jack Dvorak, Zane Kuhnle, Rachel Yates, Reagan Halford,
Third row: Colby Williams (C), Heather Humbert, Josh Campbell, Emily Fuerst, Megan MacCartney, Kris Kastor, Sebastian Marker, Sylvia Fill, John Meleski, John Ellington
Fourth row: Alex Schragal, Domenic Mularo, Tyler Mothersbaugh (C), Drew Williams, Zach Frank (C), Jamie Tierney (C), Asher Vokoun (C), Denali Selent
Not shown: Emily Muñoz, Gwen Mack, and Richie Wainio (all Div C)
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