The high school’s Science Olympiad team has secured a spot in the New York State Science Olympiad Competition following their success at the Suffolk County Regional Division C Science Olympiad Competition.
During the regional competition at Brentwood High School, the Port Jefferson team placed fifth among 50 other teams. Events tested students’ skills in earth science, biology, chemistry, physics and engineering. The state competition will be held on March 13 and 14 at Le Moyne College in Syracuse.
In addition to the team win, several teammates earned medals. Congratulations to the following Science Olympiad members:
Janella Damaskos and Erin Burke – 1st place, Write It Do It
Ryan Burgert and Paul Simmerling – 2nd place, Scrambler
Chandler Sciara and Paul Simmerling – 2nd place, Wright Stuff
Eric Kilgore and Ryan Burke – 2nd place, Compound Machines
Caroline Biondo and Aliza Doyle – 4th place, Invasives
Julia Kharzeev and Ryan Burke – 5th place, It’s About Time
Ryan Burgert and Chandler Sciara – 6th place, Mission Possible
Caroline Biondo and Shannon Christ – 7th place, Green Generation
Julia Kharzeev and Ryan Burke – 7th place, Disease Detectives
Caroline Biondo and Noah Davis – 8th place, Dynamic Planet
Natasha Zaliznyak, Paul Simmerling and Shannon Christ – 8th place, Protein Modeling
Eric Kilgore and Ryan Burke – 9th place, Chemistry Lab
Lev Bershadsky and Brandon Hoffman – 10th place, Mission Possible