Friday, March 9, 2018

Neuqua Valley Science Olympiad 1st Place Regional Champs!

On Saturday, March 3, Neuqua Valley once again hosted one of the 10 Science Olympiad Regionals in Illinois, the qualifying event for the State tournament to be held at University of Illinois on Saturday, April 21, 2018. Only 48 teams out of over 300 win a bid at the high school level.

WE are going to STATE!!!!!!!!

1st place Neuqua Valley (Coaches Paula Mueller, Mike Fuys, Tony Tegtmeyer)2nd place Waubonsie Valley (Head Coach Mike Hoehn)3rd place University of Chicago Lab School4th place Metea Valley (Head Coach Margaret Stokes)5th place Oswego East
Varsity teams consist of 15 members who compete with partners throughout the day in the 23 events that make up the tournament.
1st place medals for Neuqua Valley were earned in the following events:
Anatomy/Physiology- Tyler Chen, Jessica MannChem Lab - Viraja Alluri, Kevin Li (senior)Disease Detectives - Tyler Chen, Jessica MannEcology - Sean Fu, Jonathan LiHerpetology - Celina Huang, Sean FuMaterial Science - Bhargav Chandaka, Sean FuMousetrap Vehicle - Cecilia Chen, Kaitlyn ZhouOptics -Kevin Li (senior), Daniel Kim