Students from Beverly Vista Middle School in Beverly Hills earned a second place overall ranking at the regional Science Olympiad competition on Feb. 18. Science Olympiad is a national competition in which students take part in 23 events involving various fields of science, including earth science, biology, chemistry, physics, and engineering.
The Feb. 18 event took place at Antelope Valley College. Beverly Vista Middle School students took home a large trophy and several individual medals including First Place-Bio process lab; Sixth Place-Bridge (build event), Fifth Place-Crime Busters, Third Place-Dynamic Planet; Second Place- Experimental Design, Fifth Place-Fast Facts; Fifth Place-Codebusters; Third Place-Flight (build event); Second Place-Road Scholar; Second Place-Rocks and Minerals; Fifth Place-roller coaster (build event); Second Place-solar system; Fourth Place-Sound of Music (build and test event); Fifth Place-Write it Do it and First Place-Disease Detectives.
The team will now move on to the state-level competition, congratulations Bulldogs!