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Last modified: Monday, May 22, 2006

Results from the 2006 Science Olympiad National Tournament

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 22, 2006

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- Approximately 2,400 students from 60 teams and 46 states competed in this year's Science Olympiad National Tournament. Results from this weekend's competition are now official and final.

Teams from Georgia and California won top prizes in their middle school and high school divisions, respectively.

Members of the Division C (overall) 1st place team and individual 1st place winners of each Division C event also won scholarships to attend Indiana University. In-state students will receive the maximum Dean's Scholarship, currently $5,000 per year, renewable each year for four years. Out-of-state students will receive the maximum Faculty Award, currently $7,000 per year, renewable each year for four years. Teams that placed 1st through 6th in both divisions received trophies for their stellar efforts.

First through 6th place winners of individual events won medals. Both Alaska teams, Teeland Middle School, from Wasilla, and Chugiak High School, from Eagle River, were given special Spirit Awards to honor their sportsmanship.

The Science Olympiad National Tournament received generous support from The Sallie Mae Fund (presenting sponsor) and Indiana University; Eli Lilly and Co.; DuPont Corp.; The Abbott Fund; Blue Sky Associates; MasterBrand Cabinets Inc.; the Lumina Foundation; BioCrossroads; the IU Credit Union; the Biomet Foundation; Texas Instruments; Raytheon Co.; the Guidant Foundation; the Chandra X-Ray Center (a joint venture of NASA and the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory); the Brooks and Joan Fortune Family Foundation; Terry Trippe; and Bloomington's WonderLab, among others.

Cumulative results for divisions B and C:

     Division B: middle schools
     1st - Booth Middle School (Ga.)
     2nd - White Pines Middle School (Mich.)
     3rd - Solon Middle School (Ohio)
     4th - Arden Middle School (Calif.)
     5th - Chardon Middle School (Ohio)
     6th - Paul J. Gelinas Jr. High School (N.Y.)
     7th - Lakeshore Middle School (Mich.)
     8th - Marie Murphy School (Ill.)
     9th - A.W. Coolidge Middle School (Mass.)
     10th - Thomas Jefferson Middle School (Ind.)

     Division C: high schools
     1st - Troy High School (Calif.)
     2nd - Grand Haven High School (Mich.)
     3rd - Centerville High School (Ohio)
     4th - Fayetteville-Manlius High School (N.Y.)
     5th - Penncrest High School (Penn.)
     6th - Mira Loma High School (Calif.)
     7th - Maine-Endwell High School (N.Y.)
     8th - Solon High School (Ohio)
     9th - Harriton High School (Penn.)
     10th - Prairie High School (Wash.)

More information and photos are available here:
http://www.indiana.edu/~nso/tournament/update.shtml

For further information about results, please contact Tournament Co-Director Jocelyn Bowie at 812-855-5265 or jbowie@indiana.edu. To speak with a representative of Science Olympiad, please contact Jennifer Kopach at 630-792-1251 or jrkopach@comcast.net.