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Students compete in Science Olympiad regional at Vol State

Submitted on February 17, 2010 at 10:42 AM

Volunteer State Community College hosted dozens of science students, from schools across the area, as they competed in the regional Science Olympiad competition. Six high schools and eight middle schools sent teams to the regional event, the first stop on the road to state and national competitions.

The top teams will move on to the statewide Science Olympiad, which will be held at UT-Knoxville on March 27. The high school teams are: Friendship Christian School and St. Cecilia Academy. Friendship Christian took the top three spots in the middle school division, but they will compete in the statewide event as one team. Three teams will advance: Friendship Christian School, Goodpasture Christian School, and Shafer Middle School.

DIVISION C (HIGH SCHOOL)

First: Friendship Christian School

Second: St. Cecilia Academy

Third: Pope John Paul II

DIVISION B (MIDDLE SCHOOL)

First: Friendship Christian School Team A

Second: Friendship Christian School Team B

Third: Friendship Christian School Team C

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Vol State also honored five top performing seniors with performance grants during the awards ceremony. The $500 grants can be used for books or tuition at Vol State. Picture left to right: Leah Wright- Friendship Christian, Amelia Simms- St. Cecilia, Abby Morrison- St. Cecilia, Claire Horrell- St. Cecilia, Montanna Dobson-Friendship Christian, and Dr. Bruce Scism- Vol State vice-president for academic affairs.

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