BIG SCIENCE WIN
The Maple Mountain High School Science Olympiad team won the state title during a competition last Saturday at the University of Utah. The team competed against 31 other high schools from across the state in the areas of science, technology, engineering and math.
Of the 24 different events that MMHS competed in, they took first place in six events, second place in four events and third place in three events.
“With an emphasis placed on STEM in education, our students are doing just that. Our students are winning state in many of the STEM categories,” said Coach Miller.
The events where MMHS placed were: Air Trajectory: Jason and Adam Syndergaard, third place. Astronomy: Jason Syndergaard and Sam Dallon, first place. Bridge Building: John Baadsgaard and Heidyn von Bose, first place. Cell Bio: Rachel Bybee and Michaela McCown, first place. Compound Machines: Scott Griffin and Keith Hill, second place.
Disease Detectives: Rachel Bybee and Sam Dallon, first place. Dynamic Planet: Sam Dallon and Jonny Stites, second place. Experimental Design: Jason and Robert Nay and Becca Bair, first place. Fossils: John Baadsgaard and Daniel Tolley, first place. Game On! - Daniel Tolley and Michaela McCown, third place. Hydrogeology: Jonny Stites and Heidyn von Bose, second place. Its About Time: Michaela McCown and Scott Griffin, second place. Mission Possible: Scott Griffin and Ryan Smith, third place.
The MMHS Science Olympiad team will now move on to the national competition which will be held next month at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln where they will compete against the 60 best teams in the nation.
If you are a member of the community and would like to support the sciences through a tax deductible contribution to the program, please contact Coach Miller at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Members of the Maple Mountain High School Science Olympiad team won the state title at a recent competition.