LASTEST: Ohio schools take top spots in science olympiad in Augusta

Saturday, May 16, 2009 10:29 PM
Last updated Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2010 9:44 PM
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Two Ohio schools were the big winners in the 25th Annual National Science Olympiad.

Solon Middle School in Solon, Ohio won first place in Division B today. Centerville High School in Dayton won first place in Division C.

The two schools were among 120 that competed in more than 30 events at Augusta State University, Episcopal Day School, St. Mary on the Hill Catholic School, Trinity on the Hill Methodist Church and Reid Memorial Presbyterian Church. The national competition drew thousands to Augusta.

This was the second time the Science Olympiad has been held in Georgia.

The top 10 in each division are:

Division B:

First Place: Solon Middle School, Solon, Ohio

Second Place: ExCEL Homeschoolers, Washougal, Wash.

Third Place: Community Middle School, Plainsboro, N.J.

Fourth Place: Arden Middle School, Sacramento, Calif.

Fifth Place: JC Booth Middle School, Peachtree City, Ga.

Sixth Place: Muscatel Middle School, Rosemead, Calif.

Seventh Place: White Pines Middle School, Saginaw, Mich.

Eighth Place: Thomas Jefferson Middle School, Valparaiso, Ind.

Ninth Place: Eagle Hill Middle School, Manlius, N.Y.

Tenth Place: Lakeshore Middle School, Stevensville, Mich.

Division C:

First Place: Centerville High School, Dayton, Ohio

Second Place: Grand Haven High School, Grand Haven, Mich.

Third Place: Troy High School, Fullerton, Calif.

Fourth Place: Harriton High School, Bryn Mawr, Pa.

Fifth Place: Fayetteville-Manlius High School, Manlius, N.Y.

Sixth Place: Penncrest High School, Media, Pa.

Seventh Place: Mentor High School, Mentor, Ohio

Eighth Place: Liberal Arts and Science Academy, Austin, Texas

Ninth Place: New Trier High School, Winnetka, Ill.

Tenth Place: Mira Loma High School, Sacramento, Calif.


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