BOYCEVILLE – The Boyceville High School Science Olympiad competed at the 13th Annual Boyceville Science Olympiad Invitational Tournament this past Saturday, finishing in 4th overall out of 60 teams while the Middle School team finished in 7th overall out of 36 teams.
Boyceville’s varsity team was the champion of Division 2 and earned medals in 25 of 28 total events, setting a new school record. Individual event gold medals were earned by sophomore Luke Becker and junior Brady Helland in Astronomy, Helland and junior Connor Sempf in Boomilever, senior Rachel Becker and junior Grace Edlin in Chemistry Lab, senior Jasmine Windsor and senior Noelle Wheeldon in Dynamic Planet, J. Windsor and sophomore Shiloh Wheeldon in Forensics, N. Wheeldon and S. Wheeldon in GeoLogic Mapping, Sempf and junior Nathan Corr in Gravity Vehicle, senior Caitlyn Pelikan and L. Becker in Horticulture, Pelikan and S. Wheeldon in Mystery Design, N. Wheeldon and R. Becker in Water Quality, and Helland and Corr in Wright Stuff.
Silver medals were earned by senior Ana Evenson and Helland in Anatomy & Physiology, R. Becker and Pelikan in Circuit Lab, Corr and senior Cade Klefstad in Detector Building, Evenson, Pelikan, and J. Windsor in Experimental Design, Evenson, J. Windsor, and senior Emma Bygd in Protein Modeling, L. Becker and R. Becker in Solar Power, Pelikan and Sempf in Sounds of Music, and sophomores Madison Andrews and Lacota Brown in Boomilever.
Bronze medals were earned by Evenson and S. Wheeldon in Disease Detectives, Edlin and Helland in Ornithology, sophomores Ali Ruhnke, Ella Holden, and Libby Bygd in Protein Modeling, and sophomores Elijah Farrell and Logan Windsor in Wright Stuff.
Fourth place medals were earned by Helland and Klefstad in Machines, Edlin and Corr in Ping Pong Parachute, sophomore Greg Moore-Kamuti and L. Windsor in Robo Cross, E. Holden and sophomore Elliona Staves in Disease Detectives, and sophomores Cody Harmon and Oscar Wyss in Gravity Vehicle.
Fifth place medals were earned by E. Bygd and N. Wheeldon in Fossils, Klefstad and Corr in Geocaching, Klefstad and Sempf in Robo Cross, Farrell and Moore-Kamuti in Gravity Vehicle, Ruhnke and L. Bygd in Horticulture, and junior Hunter Chovan and O. Wyss in Solar Power.
Sixth place medals were earned by Chovan, Farrell, and senior Tylor Bowell in Code Busters and Bowell and junior Logan Wuorenma in Detector Building.
The Boyceville Middle School Science Olympiad Varsity also won Division 2 at their home invite, earning medals in 23 of 28 events, tying a school record set last year.
Tournament champion gold medals were earned eighth graders Caden Wold and Parker Coombs in Boomilever, Ping Pong Parachute, and Robo Cross, seventh grader Levi Becker and Coombs in Circuit Lab, eight grader Zach Kersten and sixth grader William Engel in Elastic Launch Glider, eighth grader Becca Wyss and Kersten in Game On, eighth grader Peter Wheeldon and Kersten in Geocaching and Road Scholar, seventh graders Delaney Olson and Emily Fetzer in Horticulture, Wyss and L. Becker in Machines, Wold and Engel in Mousetrap Vehicle, Coombs and P. Wheeldon in Solar Power, and ninth graders Andrea Jensen and Jacey Guy in Crime Busters.
Silver medals were earned by D. Olson and Fetzer in Crime Busters, eighth graders Kylie Luedtke and Sydney Garbe in Dynamic Planet, seventh graders Lauren Becker and Mariah Marvin in Fossils, Coombs and P. Wheeldon in Mission Possible, seventh graders Emma Dunn and Makayla Nelson in Write It, Do It, sixth graders Ashlyn Maska and Ashlyn Sorensen in Ornithology, and sixth graders Chelsi Holden and Zoey Hellendrung in Boomilever.
Bronze medals were earned by L. Becker and Marvin in Disease Detectives, seventh grader Amber Vandevrede and L. Becker in Meteorology, Luedtke and Garbe in Ornithology, eighth graders Taheton Downey and Treylin Thorson in Boomilever, and seventh graders Keegan Cole and Abby Bauer in Heredity.
Fourth place medals were earned by B. Wyss, Luedtke, and Garbe in Code Busters, Vandevrede and Luedtke in Water Quality, Guy, Jensen, and ninth grader Cambrie Reisimer in Experimental Design, seventh graders Ezra Hintzman and Mackenzie Nelson in Elastic Launch Gliders, and sixth graders Owen Rydel and Isaac Williams in Boomilever.
Fifth place medals were earned by sixth gradres Billy Williams and Owen Konsti in Elastic Launch Gliders.
Sixth place medals were earned by L. Becker and Marvin in Heredity, Engel and Levi Becker in Reach for the Stars, and sixth graders Breanna Olson and Ross Hoffman in Ping Pong Parachute.
The Boyceville Science Olympiad program would like to thank all of the participating teams and coaches, the custodial staff, the teachers/staff/faculty of the Boyceville Community School District, and all of the other volunteers who made this event possible.
Final High School Team Results – 13th Annual Boyceville Science Olympiad Invitational Tournament
|2||Madison West A||99|
|3||Wayzata (MN) Globular Protein||138|
|4||Boyceville Varsity Purple||140|
|6||Mounds View (MN) A||183|
|7||Mounds View (MN) B||194|
|8||Eden Prairie (MN) JCB||220|
|9||Woodbury (MN) A||235|
|10||Medford Area Red||235|
|11||Ames (IA) A||248|
|16||Eastview (MN) Lightning||437|
|17||Wayzata (MN) Fibrous Protein||447|
|19||Bloomington Kennedy (MN) A||480|
|20||New Richmond Black||483|
|22||Rochester Mayo (MN) A||557|
|23||Madison West B||562|
|25||Eastview (MN) Thunder||571|
|26||Medford Area White||588|
|29||Rochester John Marshall (MN)||626|
|30||Bloomington Kennedy (MN) B||633|
|31||Elk Mound Orange||636|
|32||Woodbury (MN) B||713|
|33||Eden Prairie (MN) Tranquil Thunder||714|
|35||Medford Area Black||768|
|38||Irondale (MN) Gold||797|
|40||Shell Lake A||870|
|41||Irondale (MN) Maroon||877|
|43||Elk Mound Black||916|
|44||St. Croix Central A||925|
|45||Bloomer Gamma Rays||928|
|46||St. Michael – Albertville (MN)||940|
|48||Ames (IA) B||956|
|50||Eden Prairie (MN) Moonlight Orchid||986|
|52||New Richmond Orange||1024|
|53||Shell Lake B||1030|
|54||Wayzata (MN) Membrane Protein||1031|
|55||St. Croix Central B||1172|
|56||Rochester Mayo (MN) B||1183|
Final Middle School Team Results – 13th Annual Boyceville Science Olympiad Invitational Tournament
|1||Daniel Wright (IL) A||53|
|2||Madison Hamilton A||85|
|3||Daniel Wright (IL) B||117|
|4||Madison Eagle A||155|
|6||Madison Hamilton B||195|
|7||Boyceville Varsity Purple||200|
|8||Chippewa (MN) Stink Squirrel||211|
|9||Ames (IA) A||213|
|10||Chippewa (MN) Duck Puppy||246|
|12||Medford Area Red||310|
|13||Sparta Innovations STEM Academy A||320|
|15||Medford Area White||340|
|16||Wachter (ND) Jedi||370|
|17||Wachter (ND) Sith||381|
|18||New Richmond Black||412|
|19||Rochester Friedell (MN) Black||427|
|20||Madison Eagle B||438|
|21||New Richmond Orange||459|
|24||Sparta Innovations STEM Academy B||499|
|26||Highview (MN) A||538|
|28||Highview (MN) B||623|
|29||Ames (IA) B||651|
|30||Rochester Friedell (MN) Yellow||676|
|31||St. Michael – Albertville (MN)||680|
|33||River Falls Meyer||722|