Metro Atlanta High School Students Compete for a Shot at Science Olympiad

CEISMC hosts Division C regional tournament for Science Olympiad


Tiarra Moore
Program Director, CEISMC

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Twenty high school teams from Metro Atlanta vied for chance to advance to state and national competitions.

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The Division C regional tournament that CEISMC hosted for the Science Olympiad  brought 20 high school teams to Georgia Tech. 

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The CEISMC-hosted Division C regional tournament for the Science Olympiad on Feb. 10 went without a hitch. 

The regional tournament took place in the G. Wayne Clough Undergraduate Learning Commons. Twenty teams of high school students competed in 23 age-related events emphasizing STEM applications.

The teams represented high schools from the Metro Atlanta area. They competed in events on a wide range of topics, including anatomy and physiology, herpetology, astronomy, thermodynamics, material science, forensics, Fermi questions, and experimental design. The top-three teams received trophies; The top two teams also received plaques.

All winning teams will advance from regional to state to national competitions:

  • First place: Gwinnett School of Math, Science, and Technology Team 1
  • Second place: Walton High School Team 1
  • Third place: Gwinnett School of Math, Science, and Technology Team 2
  • Fourth place: Walton High School Team 2
  • Fifth place: Wheeler High School Team 1

“The competing teams were absolutely phenomenal," Tournament Director Tiarra Moore said. "I had a blast viewing the competition and watching the excitement on students' faces when they received their awards. I am very proud of all of the participants. Job well done!”

EDITOR'S NOTE: This item was adapted from a story published by CEISMC on Feb. 12, 2018.

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