Young Scientists Engage in ‘Head-to-Head’ Competition at Regionals
Fayetteville – Twenty-two middle school and 25 high school Science Olympiad Teams converged on the campus of Fayetteville Technical Community College (FTCC) for ‘head-to-head’ competition in 23 events during the Feb. 27 Fayetteville Regional Science Olympiad.
The day of activities produced the following winning teams:
Middle School B Division
1st place – Seventy-First Classical Middle School
2nd place – The O’Neal School
3rd place – R. Max Abbott Middle School
4th place – Mac Williams Middle School
5th place – HOME (Home Offering Meaningful Education)
High School C Division
1st place – Terry Sanford High School
2nd place – Cape Fear High School
3rd place – Jack Britt High School
4th place – Massey Hill Classical High School
5th place – Robeson Early College High School
This year’s Spirit Awards were given to Seventy-First Classical Middle School and E.E. Smith High School for each team’s actions and spirit throughout the day of competition.
Also, Marie Cash from the FTCC Math Department was given an Outstanding Honor Award for her many years of volunteering and leading the Write It, Do It event for both divisions.
The top three teams in each division received bids for the State Science Olympiad Tournament, scheduled at North Carolina State University (Raleigh, NC) from April 22-23.