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ESO 2009 Final Facts
Announcing the 2009 Team Winners
The Donoho School (Anniston) earned medals in 20 of 28 events including 6 first place finishes to capture the overall team title and end Kitty Stone Elementary's six-year run as team champion. Kitty Stone (Jacksonville) finished in second. St. Bede Catholic of Montgomery placed 3rd. Three Jefferson County schools took places 4 through 6 with Gardendale in 4th, Clay Elementary in 5th, and Pleasant Grove in 6th in the overall team standings.

2009 Award Winners
Gold, Silver, and Bronze... The event-by-event list of over 330 individual medalists from Elementary Science Olympiad 2009 at Jacksonville High School.

5th place finishers Cole Lepchitz and Nate Otts from Corner analyze their map in Which Way's North? Gardendale's Taylor McCrary & Blake Zumbado and West Jefferson's Hunter Woods & Jeremy Taylor at work
in Bridging the Gap.

Chalkville's Mitchell Carter, Franchesca Fitts, and Joshua Quarshie compete in Picture This. 4th place finisher Kendria Lee of Pleasant Grove and silver medalists Jamie Davis and Anna Pollard of Kitty Stone map their routes in Treasure Hunt.

Emely Castillo and Jabari Birchfield of Lipscomb have some fun in Grab a Gram. Adamsville's Kimberly Larkin and
Latarius Kimbrough measure out beans
in Grab a Gram.

Rachael Brooks and Lydia Mitchell of King's Co-op measure water in
Metric Mania.
4th: Donoho's Thomas Conley and Samuel Garner and St. Bede's Mary Reagan Starrett and Ivy Bach at work in What Are You Trying to Tell Me?

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4th place medalist St. Bede's Emily Barranco tabulates an answer
in Calculator Contest.
West Jefferson's winning recreation in Write It, Do It.

Congrats to all 26 of our participating schools in the largest ESO at JHS competition in our 16-year history. Over 500 students participated in events in 2009 including students from Adamsville, Alexandria, Ashville, Chalkville, Clay, Corner, Crumly Chapel, Donoho, Gardendale, Hillview, Hueytown, Irondale, Kermit Johnson, King's Co-op, Kitty Stone, Lincoln, Lipscomb, Minor, Oak Grove, Paine, Pleasant Grove, Saks Elementary, Saks Middle, St. Bede, Stowers Hill, and West Jefferson. Thanks for helping make ESO 2009 a huge success!

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Participants and parents gather in the gym for the Awards Ceremony. Nearly 1,000 people were part of the afternoon Awards Ceremony.

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Two Stowers Hill students
pick-up their medals.
Pleasant Grove accepts its
sixth place team trophy.

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Clay Elementary students celebrate
their fifth place team finish.
Gardendale students gather around their fourth place trophy.

St. Bede accepts its third place trophy. Kitty Stone students rush the front to accept their 2nd place trophy.

Donoho students celebrate their team championship.
Even the parents are in on the celebration!

Updated: February 23, 2009.

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