National Science Olympiad at UCF

The University of Central Florida hosted more than 7,000 students, educators and parents from all 50 states during the 28th annual Science Olympiad National Tournament on May 18-19.

Students, professors, faculty and staff from UCF and the College of Sciences volunteered to help the national event run smoothly.

Solon High School and Solon Middle School students made up  the winning team. The students finished in first-place in the National Science Olympiad Tournament for the second year in a row. You can read more about the winning team here.

Science Olympiad is a national organization in which middle and high school students compete as teams of 15 in a variety of science competitions in physics, chemistry, biology, earth space science, and engineering. The events require students to construct pre-built devices, conduct experiments, and demonstrate their knowledge about a wide variety of scientific concepts. Unlike other competitions, student demonstrate their knowledge in day long competition in 23 different events.

To learn more about the National Science Olympiad please visit their website here.

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