CHS was state
runner-up in the second-year division at the Japanese Olympiad of Indiana at
IUPUI in Indianapolis on Saturday. CHS has won the Japan Bowl/Japanese
Olympiad state championship twenty 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 Jessie Bouche, Ethan Adams and Mireya Barrientes finished second to
Indiana Academy by one question and ahead of Bloomington High School North.
The other second-year team of Alexis Ioannidis and Trina Gonzalez did well
in their preliminary round.
third-year division and putting in good performances, but not advancing to
the final round were the teams of Aidan Lee and Emily Case, and Abbey
Leffert and Ethan Wodrich. Li and Case were without their team captain as
Hunter Stewart was not able to compete due to illness.