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LMS Science Olympiad Team Takes First Place in Events at Nationals

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On May 15-16, 2015, the Ladue Middle School team traveled to the University of Nebraska at Lincoln and competed against the 61 top teams from 49 states. They earned first place in Anatomy—coached by Peggy Doty; and Wheeled Vehicle—mentored by Bill Middleton; then second place in Entomology—coached by Michael Clay. Overall, the team finished the school year in 13th place.

National Competition Team:

  • Ninth Grade: Kate Prablek, Justin Chen, Annie Liu and Albert Liu
  • Eighth Grade: Seema Patil, Raj Paul, Nevan Giuliani, Max Kornfeld, Kevin Jiang, Ethan Wang and Akhil Kondepudi
  • Seventh Grade: Katie Shaw, Gavin Giuliani, Cindy Wang and Christopher Ye

National Event Alternates:

  • Shelei Pan, seventh grade
  • Fayzan Ali, seventh grade
  • Ansh Rana, seventh grade
  • Alexander Ye, sixth grade

Event Coaches:

Amy Baniak, Brian Scheidt, Christine Allen, Liz Petersen, Emily Chu, Hugh McMonigle, Kathleen Mercury, Kathy Murphy, Kelly Hake, Laurie Lambie, Peggy Doty, Mark Biernbaum, Marting Long, Matt Mortillo, Melody Frese, Michael Clay, Paul Turney, Reva Davis, Sara Eller and Theo Washington.