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Science Olympiad Team is Runner Up at State Tournament

Science Olympiad Team is Runner Up at State Tournament
This weekend, members of the Upper School Science Olympiad team took home second place in the state Science Olympiad Tournament. This is the third consecutive year the team has placed in the top three schools in the state. In 2018, St. Martin’s placed first in the state tournament and went on to compete at the national tournament in Colorado. StM placed first in the 2017 tournament as well.

This year, senior team members Jessie Pickens and Lainey Pickens led the group by medaling in multiple events. Jessie earned two gold, two silver, and one bronze. Lainey garnered two gold, two silver, and two bronze. Junior Bharat Solanky also earned multiples with two gold, one silver, and one bronze. Sophomore Clara Conatser got one gold and two silver medals. Junior Colby Shannon competed to win one gold and one silver. Junior Brandon Stokes earned three silver medals. Senior Natalia Bourg won two silver medals. Sophomore Isabella Bartholomew came away with one gold. Senior Bennett Kahn received one bronze medal.

Also competing for the team were: seniors Rico Coleman and Elise Lafleur, sophomores Kaylee Caracci and Rachel Royerre, and freshmen Ryan Johnson and Daniel Thompson. The team is coached by science teacher Mr. Warren Lind.

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