Middle schools compete in Regional Science Olympiad

Monticello Middle School team members. Front row: Adele Dooner, Zelda Thayer Hansen, Vincent Bellini , Nareus Hardin and Grant Gober; Middle row: Miranda Wyse, Suvedini Ainkaran, David Adams, Joshua Wendorf, Leela Rajeswaran, Patrick Dooner; Back row:  Sarai Truitt, Andrew Moore, Chantee McMillan, Maria Tarnay, Emily Cassady and Riannon Kuntz.

Roxboro and Monticello middle schools represented the Cleveland Heights-University Heights City School District in the Regional Science Olympiad at Case Western Reserve University on Feb. 21. Roxboro’s team placed eighth in the event, earning the team a spot in the state tournament, to be held April 11 at The Ohio State University in Columbus. This will be the fourth time Roxboro Middle School has qualified for the state tournament. Monticello Middle School’s team of intrepid scientists competed among 25 of the best teams in the state, earning 19th place overall.

Cynthia Barnes

Cynthia Barnes is the public relations liaison in the Communications and Community Engagement Department at the Cleveland Heights-University Heights City School District.

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Volume 8, Issue 4, Posted 3:07 PM, 04.05.2015