WEST LIBERTY – West Liberty-Salem’s Middle School Science Olympiad Orange Team won 19 medals, earning them a first place trophy at the Sylvania Science Olympiad Invitational. The Middle School Black Team won 6 medals:
Air Trajectory (4th Michael Farquharson, Paul Kauffman), Anatomy/Physiology (4th Hailey Duncan, Lizzy Davis), Bio-Process Lab (6th Lauren Fowler, Hailey Duncan), Bottle Rockets (1st Isaac Riblet, Lizzy Davis 3rd Logan Tompkins, Graham Higgins), Bridge Building (1st Olivia Neer, Ashlie Spencer), Crave the Wave (2nd Cade Clerico, Michael Farquharson), Disease Detectives (5th Lizzy Davis, Hailey Duncan), Dynamic Planet (2nd Tyler Motzko, Cade Clerico), Elastic Launched Gliders (1st Tyler Motzko, Lauren Fowler, 3rd Ryan Motzko, Jaden Marchal), Experimental Design (3rd Devin Marchal, Tyler Motzko), Food Science (3rd Lee Ackley, Lauren Fowler), Fossils (1st Sam Benedict, Cade Clerico) 2nd (Graham Higgins, Maria Henderson), Green Generation (3rd Olivia Neer, Graham Higgins), Invasive Species (3rd Lauren Fowler, Tyler Motzko), Meteorology (1st Sam Benedict, Cade Clerico), Mission Possible (1st Zack Wooley, Lee Ackley), Reach for the Stars (5th Zach McCall, Paul Kauffman), Road Scholar (1st Isaac Riblet, Cade Clerico), Scrambler (1st Devin Marchal, Michael Farquharson), Wind Power (1st Michael Farquharson, Paul Kauffman, 2nd Logan Tompkins, Michael Farquharson), Write It Do It (3rd Matthew Schuster, Devin Marchal).
At Sylvania the WL-S High School Team won two medals and placed in the top third of 30 teams in their events: Fossils (1st Ian Higgins, Connor Motzko), Wright Stuff (3rd Miranda Etgen, Connor Motzko), Air Trajectory (8th Olivia Jacquemart, Nathaniel Benedict), Bridge Building (8th Savannah Redden, Ian Higgins), Dynamic Planet (9th Nathaniel Benedict, Connor Motzko), Geologic Mapping (10th Nathaniel Benedict).
Submitted on behalf of the WL-S Science Olympiad team.