LEHMAN CATHOLIC STUDENTS EARN 11 MEDALS IN REGIONAL SCIENCE OLYMPIAD
Sidney, Ohio: The Lehman Catholic Science Olympiad Team competed in the Regional Science Olympiad held Saturday, March 16, at Piqua High School for students from Shelby, Miami, Montgomery, Preble and Champaign counties. Lehman Catholic placed 6th out of 20 competing teams, 5th out of the competing schools and walked away with 11 medals qualifying them for the state Science Olympiad competition on Saturday, April 27 at The Ohio State University.
Lehman Catholic medalists:
Angela Brunner & Joe Ritze – Anatomy, 4th place
Mary Deafenbaugh & Ann Deafenbaugh – Boomilever, 6th place Elias Bezy & Joe Ritze – Chem Lab, 4th place
Joe Ritze & Jacquie Schemmel – Designer Genes, 6th place Rebecca Sanogo & Joshua George – Disease Detectives, 6th place Angela Brunner & Emily Bornhorst – Forensics, 3rd place Nicholas Largent & Aaron Topp – Mission Possible, 4th place Nicholas Largent & Aaron Topp – Thermodynamics, 9th place Joshua George & Michael O’Leary – Water Quality, 6th place Emily Bornhorst & Lexy Casillas – Wright Stuff, 13th place
Mary Deafenbaugh & Ann Deafenbaugh – Write It, Do It, 5th place
In Science Olympiad, students on each team compete individually or as part of a group in a series of events that test their knowledge of science skills, processes, and applications in a wide range of disciplines including biology, chemistry, physics, technology, earth science, and mathematics. Preparation starts in October and runs through March.
The Lehman Catholic Science Olympiad program is coordinated by Sister Ginny Scherer. Olympiad coaches who graciously volunteer their time are: Tracy Hall, Leah Bertke, Jim Hemm, Tom Frantz, Tom Largent, Jon Snyder, Kim Wenning and Steve Wenning,
Funding for the Lehman Catholic Science Olympiad program comes from: the Miami County Community Foundation, a Copeland-Emerson Grant; and the Lehman Catholic Science Department.
About Lehman Catholic High School
Lehman Catholic High School is the only state-chartered, Roman-Catholic comprehensive institution that provides secondary education for the students of Auglaize, Darke, Logan, Mercer, Miami and Shelby counties in West Central Ohio. The school is dual accredited by the North Central Association Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement and the Ohio Catholic School Accrediting Association.