In a field of the top 60 middle schools in the nation, Holy Innocents’ placed 22nd at the Science Olympiad National Tournament, this weekend. It was the Olympic Games of middle and high school science, held this year at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Students competed in science, technology, engineering and math.
Winners include Annie Strickland and Carolyn Stanek, who placed 5th in “Awesome Aquifers.” (Johnny Maier, another team member, assisted in this event.)
Also, Ananya Munjal and Ivano Milo placed 6th in “Can’t Judge a Powder.”
HIES students placed in the top-10 in three events: Carter Gillon and Alex Smith took ninth place for Compute This; Carolyn Stanek and Lever Stewart captured eighth place for Microbe Mission; and Carolyn Stanek and Kevin Tang were awarded eighth place for “Write-it, Do-it.”