Farmington Schools students take home Science Olympiad medals

Farmington Public Schools’ Science Olympiad students brought medals home from the 2019 Oakland Regional Tournament, competing against 17 other teams at Detroit Country Day School in Beverly Hills.

Here’s how the local teams placed:

Farmington STEAM Academy Science Olympiad
Farmington STEAM Academy Science Olympiad Team (Farmington Public Schools)

Farmington STEAM Academy placed 7th. Medal winners are:

  • Mariam Safirta & Amatullah Poonawala – 1st Place in Mystery Architecture
  • Amatullah Poonawala & Shreyas Narayanan – 2nd Place in Roller Coaster
  • Aashnaa Singh & Alpana Rajagopal – 3rd Place in Anatomy & 4th Place in Crime Busters
  • Mariam Safirta & Preya Patel – 4th Place in Experimental Design
  • Amatullah Poonawala & Nitya Sankar – 4th Place in Road Scholar
  • Shreyas Narayanan & Vikraant Singh – 6th Place in Elastic Launched Glider
  • Mariam Safirta, Preya Patel – 6th Place in Potions and Poisons
  • Amatullah Poonawala & Srihitha Nimmagadda – 6th Place in Thermodynamics
  • Alpana Rajagopal & Srihitha Nimmagadda – 7th Place in Heredity
  • Mariam Safirta & Shreyas Narayanan – 7th Place in Water Quality
  • Nitya Sankar & Alpana Rajagopal – 8th Place in Density Lab
  • Aashnaa Singh & Amatullah Poonawala – 8th Place in Write It Do It
Power Middle School Science Olympiad
Power Middle School Science Olympiad Team (Farmington Public Schools)

Power Middle School placed 9th. Medal winners are:

  • Akshay Kumar & Madhumitha Rajaprakash – 1st Place in Circuit Lab
  • Madhumitha Rajaprakash & Nandini Anche – 2nd Place in Thermodynamics
  • Akshay Kumar & Yatin Bichala – 3rd Place in Battery Buggy
  • Mahaksh Jinna & Yatin Bichala – 3rd Place in Potions and Poisons
  • Ananya Kandhala & Vithesh Sai Balla – 5th Place in Elastic Launched Glider
  • Jivajraj Alagusundaram & Yatin Bichala – 5th Place in Heredity
  • Divya Tejaswi Ramisetty & Madhumitha Rajaprakash – 6th Place in Anatomy
  • Akshay Kumar & Mahaksh Jinna – 6th Place in Meteorology
  • Tejaswini Balla & Vithesh Sai Balla – 6th Place in Road Scholar

East Middle School

The East Middle School Team consisted of Angelina Sun and Tejaswini Sivalokanathan, who competed as a team of two against many full teams this season. In the Oakland meet, Sivalokanathan won a 6th Place in Disease Detectives

Founded in 1984, Science Olympiad aims to increase K-12 student and teacher participation in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM). Learn more at soinc.org.