March 23, 2021
ROCKY RIVER, Ohio – The Rocky River City School District Science Olympiad teams competed at the virtual regional tournament on March 6. Results from the tournament were announced over the weekend and both the Rocky River High School Division C team and the Rocky River Middle School and 9th grade Division B team have qualified for the state tournament.
The Division C team finished 12th overall at the regional competition, while the Division B team placed 10th overall. To view the virtual awards ceremony from the regional competition, please click here.
This year’s state tournament will be conducted virtually on April 10.
The mission of Science Olympiad is to inspire student interest in science outside of the school curriculum through active, hands-on participation in and exposure to STEM disciplines.
A complete list of notable finishes by Division can be found below.
RRHS Division C
12th place overall | Qualified for state tournament
3rd place – Wright Stuff – Daniel Achour & Laith Wattar
3rd place – Digital Structures – Daniel Achour & Laith Wattar
4th place – Sounds of Music – Morgan Way & Laith Wattar
4th place – Ping Pong Parachute – Morgan Way & Daniel Achour
5th place – Gravity Vehicle – Daniel Achour & Laith Wattar
5th place – Geologic Mapping – Katrina Raynes & Evan Lei
5th place – Forensics – Marin Way & Evan Lei
6th place – Boomilever – Daniel Achour & Laith Wattar
7th place – Anatomy & Physiology – Marin Way & Grace Wang
8th place – Chemistry Lab – Katrina Raynes & Grace Wang
8th place – Designer Genes – Marin Way & Leanne Wattar
RRMS & 9th grade Division C
10th place overall | Qualified for state tournament
1st place – Boomilever – Evan Mathewson & Daniel Yan
2nd place – Elastic Launched Glider – Vivian O’Donnell
2nd place – Ping Pong Parachute – Izza Pangrace & Annie Wismann
4th place – Elastic Launched Glider – Rasmy Shahin
5th place – Digital Structures – Evan Mathewson & Daniel Achour
5th place – Dynamic Planet – Anna Mural & Sophia Vasiloff
5th place – Fossils – Alice Situ & Anna Mural
9th place – Food Science – Alice Situ & Anna Mural