The Leota Middle School Science Olympiad Club recently returned from the Southwest Regional Tournament with 14 first- through fourth-place medals.
Two of its three teams (Titanium and Mercury) qualified for the State Science Olympiad competition to be held at Highline College April 13. This is Leota’s first time attending the state competition.
The Science Olympiad Club went to the regional tournament with three teams comprised of 36 Leota students, many of them new to the program.
Akshat and Ishita Mundra in Thermodynamics
Nidhi Ajay Ghadge and John Abraham in Heredity
Aishini Acharya and Cindy Liang in Game On (Scratch coding)
Tanya Bhandari and Shashank V. Giridaran in Rollercoaster
Akshat and Ishita Mundra in Fossils
Sadie Dokken and Vishal Yalla in Write It/Do It (technical writing)
Rishabh Jain and Vanya Jain in Mystery Architecture
Anirudh Kuttuva and Rishi Ponnaganti in Disease Detectives
Amanda Zhang and Salma Saleh in Potions & Poisons (chem lab)
Ameya Sathe and Pranav Pandrangi in Anatomy & Physiology
Tanya Bhandari and Shashank V Giridhana in Herpetology
Shivank Bhargava and Darsh Shenoy in Battery Buggy
Taylor Fortiner and Nora Saleh in Meteorology
Anirudh Kuttuva and Rishi Ponnaganti in Mystery Architecture