North Davie Science Olympiad team third in region

Published 2:16 pm Thursday, March 19, 2015

North Davie Middle School participated in the Science Olympiad Regional Tournament at Atkins Academic and Technology High School in Winston-Salem on Saturday, Feb. 28.

The team finished third overall, and qualified for the state tournament, to be held at NC State University April 24-25. This will be the fourth time in the last four years the team qualified for the state tournament.

The team consisted of 15 members, of which only five returned from last season. They placed in 14 of the 23 events.

The team finished first in Air Trajectory, Bridges, Dynamic Planet, and Road Scholar.

They finished second in Anatomy, Solar Systems, and Write It, Do It.

The team finished third in Bio Process Lab, Disease Detectives, and Wheeled Vehicle.

The fourth place finishes were in Bottle Rocket, Elastic Launched Glider, It Matters, and Simple Machines.