Leota Middle School Science Olympiad Club members earn medals at Southwest Regional Tournament

The Science Olympiad Club went to the regional tournament with three teams comprised of 36 Leota students.

  • Tuesday, March 19, 2019 8:30am
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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.

First place

Akshat and Ishita Mundra in Thermodynamics

Second place

Nidhi Ajay Ghadge and John Abraham in Heredity

Aishini Acharya and Cindy Liang in Game On (Scratch coding)

Third place

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)

Fourth place

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

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