School’s Japanese Olympiad team was state runner-up in the second-year
division and placed third in the fourth-year division at the Japanese
Olympiad of Indiana, held on Feb. 23 at Earlham College in Richmond.
CHS has previously
won the Japan Bowl/Japanese Olympiad state championship 20 times along with
three national Japan Bowl championships and one national runner-up.
Olympiad of Indiana is an academic competition for second-, third-, and
fourth-year students with categories including speaking, culture, kanji
characters, proverbs, listening, geography, current events, history, and
The CHS second-year
team of Aidan Li, Emily Case, and Hunter Stewart finished second to Indiana
Academy and ahead of Avon High School. The other second-year team of Abbey
Leffert and Jacob Waters did well in their preliminary round.
In the fourth-year
division, the team of Nate Kravitz, Jonathon Sumita, and Orion Bohren
finished in third place to Bloomington North and Michigan City.
third-year, but not advancing to the finals, were the teams of Will Shook,
Hannah Grimes and Sam Henderson; and Eve Senderhauf, Elise Dorsey and Davian