Eight students from Miller Middle School participated in the state Science Olympiad competition at Coe College on March 23, 2013, medaling in four events.
The tournament is a team-based competition that consists of a series of rigorous hands-on, interactive, challenging and inquiry-based events that are balanced between the various disciplines of biology, earth science, environmental science, chemistry, physics, engineering and technology.
The Miller team medaled in four events:
- First place in Shock Value – Mary Drummer and Ethan Thill
- First place in Write It, Do It – Juan Andrade and Whitney Canaday
- Second place in Science Crime Busters – Lucas Duff and Martin Runquist
- Second place in Keep the Heat –Whitney Canaday and Juan Andrade
Science Olympiad is a nonprofit organization designed to encourage middle and high school students in the areas of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.