Wheatley Science Olympians Compete in State Competition!

On February 4, the Wheatley Science Olympiad team placed 4th in its region, securing a spot at the State Competition which was held earlier this month in Syracuse, NY.

Although the team did not perform as well as they had anticipated it has been a successful season for all participants.  In the 5 years that this team has been in existence, this is the first year we were able to form two complete teams due to a high participation rate.
The Regional Teams were as follows:

A Team

  • Karan Amin
  • Sana Haroon
  • Ally Kim
  • Amanda Kim
  • Abhishek Kumar
  • Eliana Li
  • John Li
  • Karen Li
  • Victor Li
  • Elan Mizhiritsky
  • Vedant Singh
  • Rebecca Sparacio
  • Alekya Bokka
  • Antony Deluxe

B Team

  • Patrick Brady
  • Farah Hasan
  • Sarah Hassan
  • Hitangee Jain
  • Tiffany Jiao
  • Michelle Raja
  • Diya Shah
  • Madison Ramos
  • Manan Shukla
  • Kenton Wu
  • Alia Yamin
  • Aaron Zachariah

At Regionals, the A Team Medaled in 14 events:

  • 5th Place Anatomy & Physiology – Sana and Victor
  • 3rd Astronomy – Vedant and Karen
  • 4th Chem Lab – John and Amanda
  • 9th Fermi – Abhishek and Elan
  • 10th Game On – Abhishek and Elan
  • 4th Herpetology – Victor and Amanda
  • 4th Hydrogeology – Eliana and Vani
  • 2nd Invasive Species – John and Karen
  • 3rd Materials Science – John and Elan
  • 8th Microbe Mission – Ally and Rebecca
  • 4th Optics – Elan and Vedant
  • 2nd Remote Sensing – Vedant and Karen
  • 10th Towers – John and Karen
  • 6th Wind Power – John and Karen

At Regionals, the B Team Medaled in the following events:

  • 4th Ecology – Kenton and Michelle
  • 9th Remote Sensing – Kenton and Aaron

The States Team:

  • Karan Amin
  • Sana Haroon
  • Hitangee Jain
  • Ally Kim
  • Abhishek Kumar
  • Vani Kumar
  • Eliana Li
  • John Li
  • Karen Li
  • Victor Li
  • Elan Mizhiritsky
  • Michelle Raja
  • Vedant Singh
  • Rebecca Sparacio
  • Kenton Wu

The States Team Medaled in 3 Events at States:

  • 8th Herpetology – Victor Li and Hitangee Jain
  • 7th Materials Science – John Li and Karen Li
  • 6th Invasive Species – John Li and Karen Li

Congratulations to all participants, and thanks to Ms. Blondrage for the photos and the write-up of these two events!

 

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