WA Middle School excels at regional Science Olympiad

June 27th, 2015 1:35 am

First Posted: 3/20/2013

Earlier this month, the Wyoming Area Middle School Science Olympiad Team participated in the northeast PA regional competition at Penn State Wilkes-Barre Campus.

The team finished in third place overall out of a field of 24 teams and medaled in 10 out of 23 individual events. This included one silver medal, four bronze medals, and five fourth -lace medals.

Congratulations to the following medal winners: second place – Anatomy, Mike Murphy and Ryan Murphy; third place - Dynamic Planet, Michael Wall and Leah Moore; third place - Forestry, Kaleigh Shission and Megan Dillon; third place - Rocks and Minerals, Justine Buczynski and Nina Sypniewski; third place - Mousetrap Vehicle, Morgan Coolbaugh and Tristan Sokach; fourth place - Science Crime Busters, Lauren Perry and Krystina Stanczyk; fourth place - Shock Value, Lauren Perry and Michael Murphy; fourth place - Write it Do it, Ryan Murphy and Michael Murphy; fourth place - Food Science, Vicky Remley and Michael Murphy; fourth place - Reach For the Stars, Leah Moore and Ryan Murphy.

The entire team will advance to the state competition to be held at Juniata College on April 26, 2013.