May 5, 2017
The Cypress Falls High School Science Olympiad team placed fifth overall in the C Division of the Texas Science Olympiad April 21-22 in College Station.
May 5, 2017—CFISD high school and middle school students represented CFISD well at the 2017 Texas Science Olympiad, held April 21-22 at Texas A&M University in College Station.
Cypress Falls High School placed fifth overall in the C Division with 172 total points. The Golden Eagles recorded second-place awards in the Game On and We’ve Got Your Number challenges, and also placed fourth in Fermi Questions.
“We’ve improved every year for the last three years and I continue to watch our Eagles soar,” said Jennifer Wuellner, Cypress Falls Science Olympiad coach. “To be in the top five in the state requires many hours of studying and practice. It takes commitment. I’m extremely proud of the hard work and dedication displayed by the entire team.”
Cypress Ranch High School placed eighth overall in the state, which included a third-place award in the Electric Vehicle and Helicopters challenges.
Langham Creek High School was 10th overall, including a fourth-place award in the Tower challenge. Jersey Village High School placed 21st overall and was second in the Electric Vehicle challenge.
The Anthony Middle School Science Olympiad team placed eighth overall in the B Division of the Texas Science Olympiad April 21-22 in College Station.
In the B Division, Anthony Middle School placed eighth in the state with 205 total points. The Ravens won a first-place award in the Rocks and Minerals challenge, as well as second place in Meteorology and third place in Wind Power and Mission Possible.
“The Anthony community is proud of our Science Olympiad team,” said Lawrence Witt, Anthony Science Olympiad coach. “The Science Olympiad season started eight months ago with the team setting several goals for itself. The team meet these goals by bringing back to the nest another district title, qualifying for state for the third straight year, and finishing eighth at state. We are going to miss our eighth-graders but know they will do great things in high school and we look forward to starting next year with the remaining Ravens.”
Other CFISD middle schools representing at the statewide competition were Hamilton (21st overall), Kahla (22nd) and Hopper (29th) middle schools.