Miller students medal at Science Olympiad

Front (L to R): Mary Drummer, Juan Andrade. Middle: Martin Runquist, Ethan Thill, Whitney Canaday. Back: Joseph Anguiano, Lucas Duff, Jill Podhajsky

Front (L to R): Mary Drummer, Juan Andrade. Middle: Martin Runquist, Ethan Thill, Whitney Canaday. Back: Joseph Anguiano, Lucas Duff, Jill Podhajsky

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.

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