Eight students from Miller Middle School participated in the state Science Olympiad competition at Coe College on March 23 medaling in four events.
The tournament is a team-based competition that consists of a series of rigorous hands-on, interactive, challenging and inquiry-based events that are balanced between the various disciplines of biology, earth science, environmental science, chemistry, physics, engineering and technology.
The Miller team medaled in four events:
Pictured are the Miller Middle School who participated in the state Science Olympiad. Front row, from left: Mary Drummer, Juan Andrade; middle row: Martin Runquist, Ethan Thill, Whitney Canaday; back row: Joseph Anguiano, Lucas Duff, Jill Podhajsky.
First place in Shock Value - Mary Drummer and Ethan Thill
First place in Write It, Do It - Juan Andrade and Whitney Canaday
Second place in Science Crime Busters - Lucas Duff and Martin Runquist
Second place in Keep the Heat - Whitney Canaday and Juan Andrade
Science Olympiad is a nonprofit organization designed to encourage middle and high school students in the areas of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.