On Friday May 19th, the Science Olympiad team traveled to Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio to compete against the top 60 teams in the country. Many of the teams had qualified in previous years and were well practiced at national-level competition.
Baker finished in the top 6 in 4 different events. In the Invasive Species event they finished in 3rd place! Before the top teams were announced, they were presented with a special award. Baker's Team won the DuPont Team Enterprise Award for being the highest placing new team to national competition. Baker's scientists finished in 13th place overall!
Some individual highlights include-
6th place medal-Food Science (Swarith Reddy, OM Shah)
3rd place medal-Invasive Species (Kishan Patel, Charmi Koppou)
6th place medal-Meteorology (Kaushik Paladugu, Amit Chitre)
6th place medal-Road Scholar (Om Shah, Raeeda Rahman)
7- 9th place finishers
Mission Possible ( Medha Tripathi, Rithiwik Paladugu)
HooverCraft ( Om Shah, Mythri Gandothru)
Scrambler (Kaushik Paladugu, Swarith Reddy)
Fast Facts ( Swarith Reddy, Medha Tripathi)
Experimental Design (Kishan Patel, Arnav Patel, Satya Byreddy)
Congratulations Baker Bobcat Science Olympiad!