First Posted: 4/2/2008
In its first year, the Science Olympiad team at Abington Heights Middle School recently earned two second place and two fourth place medals at a competition against 25 other regional schools at Penn State Wilkes-Barre. Co-coach Steve Lott said the science-based competition gives students an opportunity to participate on a team in something that they excel in and enjoy. Participating team members are, from left, front: Co-coach Heather Bloom, Elisha Goberdon, eighth grade; Nicole Moore, eighth grade; Tyler Van Gorder, sixth grade, second place; Kirsten Lydon, sixth grade, fourth place; Abby Valburg, eighth grade, fourth place; Eb Makowski, eighth grade, second place; Matt Remus, sixth grade; Rajeen Amin, eighth place; and Co-coach Steve Lott. Back, Erika Sarno, eighth grade; Parsa Otarod, sixth grade; Jacob Ross, fifth grade; Kenny Rink, seventh grade; Nina Russo, eighth grade; Kelly Boyer, eighth grade and Paul Wardach, fifth grade.