Pinellas teams dominate regional science competition Teams from Pinellas County Schools earned the top five awards in the West Florida Regional Science Olympiad middle school competition. The Science Olympiad is an all-day competition featuring 23 events in research & study, science lab skills and engineering. The competition was held Feb. 4 at Hillsborough Community College in Tampa. Morgan Fitzgerald Middle School teams won multiple awards. The school’s blue team won first place. Its orange team also took third place and its white team took fourth place.
A team from Dunedin Highland Middle School won second place and a team from Joseph L. Carwise Middle School took fifth place. All five Pinellas County teams have qualified to move on to the Florida Science Olympiad State Tournament on March 25 at the University of Central Florida – Orlando. The state tournament allows the top 42 teams from across the state to compete for a spot at the national tournament in May.
Joseph L. Carwise Middle School
Congratulations to all of the students and their coaches! Morgan Fitzgerald coaches: Peter Scalia, Christie Murray and Casey Tennis Dunedin Highlanders coach: Elisabeth McCormack Joseph L. Carwise coaches: Karen Lee and Betty Rossie
Morgan Fitzgerald Middle School
Learn more about the Science Olympiad at soinc.org.
Dunedin Highland Middle School
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