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Middle and High School Students Compete in Science Olympiad at Vol State

Submitted on February 15, 2011 at 1:51 PM

Volunteer State Community College hosted dozens of science students, from schools across the area Saturday, as they competed in the regional Science Olympiad competition. Five high schools and five middle schools sent teams to the regional event. The top teams will move on to the statewide Science Olympiad, which will be held at UT-Knoxville on April 22. The advancing high school teams are: Merrol Hyde Magnet School and Pope John Paul II. Friendship Christian took the top two spots in the middle school division, but according to rules they will send one team to the statewide event. Goodpasture Christian School will also advance to the statewide competition.

 

Trophy Winners

DIVISION C (HIGH SCHOOL)

First: Merrol Hyde Magnet School

Second: Pope John Paul II

DIVISION B (MIDDLE SCHOOL)

First: Friendship Christian School Team A

Second: Friendship Christian School Team B

Pictured: Vol State honored five top performing seniors with Performance Awards during the ceremony. The $500 awards can be used for tuition for an online, dual enrollment or summer class at Vol State. Pictured left to right: Kelsey Hailey-Friendship Christian; Derek Robinson-Pope John Paul II; Devin Patel- Pope John Paul II; Parker Pass- Friendship Christian; and Seth Hearald- Merrol Hyde Magnet.

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