Montgomery Catholic Preparatory School’s (MCPS) budding scientists competed in the State Science Olympiad competition on March 16 at Huntingdon College in Montgomery.
The team composed of students from grades nine through twelve, came away with 3 first place,
and 3 third place finishes. The team as a whole finished 5th out of 53 High School Science Olympiad teams in the State of Alabama.
Earning individual honors were:
Baines Deal: 1st in State for Genetics – Designer Genes and 3rd in State for Materials Science
Zach Hulcher: 1st in State for Genetics- Designer Genes, 1st in State for Dynamic Planet, 3rd in State for Materials Science and 3rd in State for Remote Sensing
Maddie O’Mara: 1st in State for Gravity Vehicle and 3rd in State for Magnetic Levitation
Patrick O’Mara: 1st in State for Gravity Vehicle and 3rd in State for Magnetic Levitation
Leo Petters: 1st in State for Dynamic Planet and 3rd in State for Remote Sensing
These 1st and 3rd place finishes earned a combined total of approximately $350,000 in scholarships for these students.
Heather Walski, a 9th grader at Montgomery Catholic Preparatory School