The students of the Science Olympiad team at Ozark high School punched their ticket to the state championships with a second place finish at the regional tournament.
The Southwest Regional Tournament took place at Missouri State University and Ozark placed in 19 of 23 events, earning a trophy and 44 medals & ribbons.
The following students placed in their respective categories:
- Anatomy and Physiology – Third, Sarah Wheat and Tori Freeman
- Astronomy – First, Riley Satterfield and Ethan Frye
- Boomilever – First, Wade Smith and Isaac McGonigal; Fifth, Garrett Coggin and Sam Nurnberg
- Chemistry Lab – Second, Evie Bohlmann and Tim Ferrugia; Fifth, Elizabeth Freeman and Liberty Todd
- Circuit Lab – Fifth Riley Satterfield and Sam Nurnberg
- Codebusters – Second, Tim Ferrugia and Sofya Whitwell
- Designer Genes – Fifth, Cameron Cochran and Cooper Hime
- Detector Building – Third, Gavin Reese and Cayla Doyle
- Disease Detectives – Fourth, Tim Ferrugia and Evie Bohlmann
- Dynamic Planet – Third, Tim Ferrugia and Sarah Wheat
- Fossils – First, Emma Bassett and Lindsey Martin; Second, Sarah Wheat and Kylie Martin
- Geo Mapping – Fourth, Gavin Reese and Cayla Doyle
- Grav Vehicle – Fifth, Riley Satterfield and Camon Lairmore
- Machines – Fourth, Sam Nurnberg and Sofya Whitwell
- Ornithology – Fourth, Sarah Wheat and Kylie Martin
- Ping Pong Parachute – Fourth, Wade Smith and Isaac McGonigal
- Sounds of Music – Fifth, Garrett Coggin and Ethan Frye
- Water Quality – First, Sofya Whitwell and Riley Satterfield
- Write It Do It – Third, Lilly Tate and Lindsey Martin
The Missouri Science Olympiad is designed to “increase student interest in STEM fields and provide recognition for outstanding achievement in team events.”
The state tournament will take place April 4 at Westminster College.