The Indian Hill School District celebrates both Indian Hill Middle School (IHMS) and Indian Hill High School (IHHS) students who competed in the Science Olympiad Regional Competition virtually March 4. Indian Hill High School students earned 13 team awards, fifth place overall, and will advance to the state competition. Two Indian Hill Middle School students earned four awards during the regional competition.
“It takes a village of teachers to support our Science Olympiad teams, and we want to sincerely thank every educator who helped mentor our competitors to prepare for the regional event,” said Indian Hill Teacher Kaitlin Shurts, who coaches Science Olympiad with colleagues Dave Broxterman and Kathryn Blankenship. “We are incredibly proud of the outstanding accolades our students earned, and we look forward to the state competition!”
Indian Hill High School Results:
• 1st Place Green Generation - Connor Coffman and Joy On
• 2nd Place Trajectory - Alex Tran and Claron Wang
• 3rd Place Cell Biology - Jakob Roehrig and Connor Coffman
• 3rd Place Experimental Design - Connor Coffman, Jesslyn Gunadi, and Claron Wang
• 4th Place Bridge - Alex Tran and Nicole Sichel
• 4th Place Scrambler - Jesslyn Gunadi and Marina Oria
• 4th Place Environmental Chemistry - Audrey Phillips and Lillian Liu
• 5th Place Rocks and Minerals - Caroline Brown and Jakob Roehrig
• 5th Place Write It Do It - Caroline Brown and Audrey Phillips
• 5th Place Dynamic Planet - Lillian Liu and Claron Wang
• 6th Place Dynamic Planet - Derek Zee and Zachary Rosenbaum
• 6th Place Anatomy and Physiology - Pratt Gibson and Daniel Choi
• 6th Place Astronomy - Tyler Huang and Sanjana Nandakumar
Indian Hill Middle School Results:
• 5th Place Green Generation - Grace Zhang
• 6th Place Anatomy and Physiology - Rocco Cardosi
• 6th Place Bridge - Rocco Cardosi
• 6th Place Forestry - Rocco Cardosi
The Science Olympiad State Competition will be on April 29 at The Ohio State University.
Photo caption: The Science Olympiad regional awards ceremony was virtual, but Indian Hill teachers celebrated students who participated with an in-person awards ceremony; Braves earned 17 team awards total, and Indian Hill High School placed fifth overall to advance to the state competition.