Science Olympiad State Competition

By Juliana Stroup & Karen Miller
High School Spotlight
April 16, 2018

Science Olympiad enjoyed a beautiful day in Charlottesville for the State level competition. The students represented Robinson well -- with great enthusiasm, hard work, and perseverance! We had 12 top ten finishers in the state! Special congratulations to the follow state-level medalists:

science-olympiadAstronomy : 3rd Place Jacob Augelli and Sophia Troshynski

Dynamic Planet: 3rd Place Jacob Augelli and Owen Schwartz

Helicopters: 4th Place Omar Popalzai and Sophia Troshynski

Mission Possible: 6th Place Jacob Augelli and Colin O’Leary

Mousetrap Vehicle: 5th Place Colin O’Leary and Brian Wilson

Towers: 4th Place Manu Rawal and Sophia Troshynski

Indoor Bottle Rocket: 5th Place Kevin O’Leary and Rea Yoza (after a last minute equipment malfunction that required a total rebuild in 30 minutes!)

Special thanks to all of the support that the students and I received from all of the others teachers and staff who helped make this year so fantastic. We would also like to give a special shout out to Mr Bartlett and Mr Nickle for their space and Physics support!