St. Patrick School
sent two Science Olympiad Teams to the regional competition held at Indiana
University Northwest on Saturday, February 25. St. Patrick Team 1 placed 4th
of the 17 Middle School teams that competed and placed 1st in their division
(Class A) and qualified to move on to the Statewide Science Olympiad
Competition, which will be held at Indiana University in Bloomington on
March 18. Both Team 1 and Team 2 performed well and took home many
individual event medals including: Bridget Raffin and Vincent Raffin, 1st
Place in Write It-Do It, and Kyle Gregurich and Ayden Nation, 1st Place in
winners were Danny Herr and Peter McNicholas in Mission Possible, Molly
Hadenfelt and Christian McDaniel in WiFi Lab, and Ayden Nation and Devin
Singh in Potions and Poisons.
Third place winners
were Peter McNicholas and Devin Singh in Road Scholar, Giana Raffin and
Rachel Cohen in Dynamic Planet, Sophia Raffin and Danielle Plinovich in
Towers, Chris Huseman and Ashleigh Spencer in Mystery Design, Saanya Agarwal
and Allison Fry in Anatomy & Physiology, Anthony McCrovitz and Josiah Miller
in Hovercraft, Aidan Moran, Sophia Raffin and Danielle Plinovich in
Experimental Design, and Bethany House and Sophia Raffin in Meteorology.
winners were Ella Gage and Bethany House in Dynamic Planet, Adam Burroughs
and Madeline Rearick in Ecology, Danny Herr and Aidan Moran in Mystery
Design, Aidan Moran and Ayden Nation in Crime Busters, Chris Huseman and
Olivia Jaworski in Scrambler, Danielle Plinovich and Katelyn Dixon in Food
Science, and Peter McNicholas and Madeline Rearick in Invasive Species.