Science Olympiad Team to Take on State Competition

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The high school Science Olympiad Team will be competing at the state competition on March 10-11 in Syracuse, New York.  

The team secured its placement in the competition after winning several medals at the Suffolk County Regional tournament.

During the event, the Port Jefferson competitors took home several medals in events that tested their skills in chemistry, herpetology, optics, forensics and astronomy.   

The Port Jefferson School District extends its congratulations to the Science Olympiad Team and the following medal winners:

1st Place
Helicopter- Connor Kaminska and Chandler Sciara
Optics- Eli Doyle and Ibuki Iwasaki

3rd Place
Chemistry Lab- Chiara Rabeno and Xinyi Hong
Herpetology- Chiara Rabeno and Ibuki Iwasaki
Material Science- Liam McSweeney and Connor Kaminska
Rocks and Minerals- Connor Kaminska and Joe Samara

4th Place
Optics- Louis Martin
Invasive Species- Arunima Roy and Xinyi Hong

5th Place
Astronomy- Liam McSweeney and Eli Doyle

6th Place
Forensics- Isabella Koutstantanou and Cezanne Lojeski
Hydrogeology- Ben Zaltsman and Eli Doyle

9th Place
Write It Do It- Isabella Koutstantanou and Cezanne Lojeski
Forensics- Eadan McSweeney and

10th Place
Remote Sensing- Liam McSweeney and Ben Zaltsman