ESCANABA - Holy Name Catholic School in Escanaba participated in the annual Science Olympiad event at the Seaborg Center on the campus of Northern Michigan University in Marquette on Saturday, Feb. 8.
Approximately 325 middle school and high school students throughout the entire Upper Peninsula compete in 46 different Science Olympiad events.
Science Olympiad competitions have been sponsored by the Glenn T. Seaborg Center Mathematics and Science Center at NMU since 1987.
Holy Name Catholic School’s Science Olympiad team members include: from left front, Gregory Chenier, Logan Burrows and Thomas Mayville; second row, Rachel Bessonen, Renee Perrault, and Lane DeDominicis; third row, Garek Dyszel, Luke LaFave, Garrett McMillan, and Janel LaPalm; fourth row, Rushil Kasetty and Riley Ross; back row, Lucas Weinert, Logan Carroll, and Team Coach and HNCS Middle School Science teacher, Amy Chartier.
The Science Olympiad competition emphasizes hands-on science learning, with students showing their knowledge on various topics such as anatomy, heredity, forestry, life science, rocks and minerals, the Solar System, entomology, and water quality.
Team members Luke LaFave and Rushil Kasetty took second place in the event: "Solar System." Garret McMillan and Garek Dyszel placed third in the "Anatomy" event.
Families interested in enrolling their children at Holy Name Catholic School are invited to call or visit Holy Name. Tours of the school will be available for any interested parents, grandparents and potential students.
Holy Name Catholic School is located at 409 So. 22nd St., Escanaba.
For more information, contact Holy Name by calling 786-7550 or visit www.holynamecrusaders.com.