Gidley Science Olympiad Team Qualified to Participate in State Competition
by Michele Earle
March 14, 2013 • 594 views
The Gidley Science Olympiad Team placed fifth in the Annual Los Angeles County Regional Science Olympiad competition which qualifies them to participate in the upcoming State Olympiad Competition.
The team won 8 medals in a variety of events including Sounds of Music (a 1st place), Rocks and Minerals, Experimental Design, Water Quality, Boomilever, Mission Impossible, and Mousetrap Vehicle.
The team is coached by Pamela Dominguez, Gidlely science teacher; Marilyn Coffin, retired science teacher; and Joe Phipps, retired engineer.
There were 36 middle school teams competing at this regional competition. There were a total of 23 events in which teams participated. This is the largest regional science Olympiad competition in the nation. There were a total of 139 teams including elementary, middle, and high school students.