Two Bothell High School teams qualified to state Science Olympiad competition. Photo courtesy of Northshore School District

Two Bothell High School teams qualified to state Science Olympiad competition. Photo courtesy of Northshore School District

Bothell high Science Olympiad students qualify for state

Two teams from the school faced off against 40 of the region’s strongest academic teams.

  • Friday, April 5, 2019 2:30pm
  • Life

Bothell High School’s two Science Olympiad teams competed against 40 of the region’s strongest academic teams and each earned a spot in the state finals.

One of Bothell’s teams earned a double digit victory over the second place team, and the other Bothell team placed 10th. The top 13 teams advance to the state finals, which will be held April 13.

Students competed in 24 different events drawing from various fields of science, technology and engineering/design. Bothell students placed first in 12 events and top ten in all events.

Event Champions

  • Anatomy: Elena Baraznenok and Phedora Layanto
  • Boomilever: Elena Baraznenok and Stryder Morrison
  • Circuit Lab: Diandre Sabale and Rohan Skariah
  • Code Busters: Aidan Gray, Rohan Skariah and Lara Yusem
  • Designer Genes: Phedora Layanto and Liza Yusem
  • Experimental Design: Kylie Neal, Keane Sabale and Thomas Monahan
  • Forensics: Aidan Gray and Rohan Skariah
  • LEAF flight challenge: Thomas Elley and Stryder Morrison
  • Protein Modeling: Lara and Liza Yusem and Phedora Layanto
  • Thermodynamics: Phedora Layanto and Liza Yusem
  • Water Quality: Raveena Nair and Diandre Sabale
  • Wright Stuff: Elena Baraznenok and Stryder Morrison

Second Place

  • Boomilever: Tanvi Ranga and Kiylie Munson
  • Experimental Design: Sanjana Chava, Diandre Sabale and Liza Yusem
  • Fossils: Kylie Neal and Varad Mudvikar
  • Mission Possible: Rohan Skariah and Aidan Gray
  • Mousetrap Car: Taylor MacMahon and Sophia Schultz
  • Write It, Do It: Hannah Bauer and Liza Yusem

Third Place

  • Dynamic Planet: Hannah Bauer and Sanjana Chava
  • Fossils: Raveena Nair and Roshan Skariah
  • Geologic Mapping: Diandre Sabale and Lara Yusem
  • Wright Stuff: Claire Li and Varad Mudvikar

Fifth Place

  • Disease Detective: Elena Baraznenok and Hannah Bauer
  • Mission Possible: Ryan Lawler and Thomas Monahan

To learn more visit the Washington Science Olympiad website.


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Bothell High School Science Olympiad students after qualifying to the state competition. Photo courtesy of Northshore School District

Bothell High School Science Olympiad students after qualifying to the state competition. Photo courtesy of Northshore School District

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