Evergreen Middle School teams rank high at national Olympiad

EMS as a school finished 20th out of 60 in the middle school division.

  • Thursday, June 14, 2018 1:30pm
  • Life

Students from Evergreen Middle School (EMS) medaled in four different events at the Science Olympiad National Tournament.

The event took place on May 20 at Colorado State University in Fort Collins, Colo. EMS as a school finished in 20th place out of 60 teams in the middle school division.

Pairs of competitors from EMS teamed up for specific events and placed highly. Four of the pairs received medals for placing in the top six.

Students from around the country have participated in this event for the last 34 years. It is the top competition for 120 of the country’s best middle and high school Science Olympiad teams. More than 2,000 students participated in 23 main events and two trial events. Students are focused on the competition but also receive exposure to science workshops, lectures and a science fair.

Natasha Murugan and Suhani Nog competed in the Disease Detectives category and placed second in their division.

Christine Ye and Suhani Nog competed in the Dynamic Planet category and placed third in their division.

Christine Ye and Yuchen Li competed in the Meteorology category and placed third in their division.

Ronak Jaisalmeria and Saketh Dhulipalla competed in the Thermodynamics category and placed sixth in their division.

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