Announcing the 2010 Team Winners
Montgomery Catholic earned medals in 17 of 28 events including 4 first place and 4 second place finishes to win the overall team title in the 2010 Elementary Science Olympiad at Jacksonville High School on Saturday, February 27th. Perennial favorites Donoho (Anniston) and Kitty Stone (Jacksonville) finished 2nd and 3rd, respectively. Saks Middle (Anniston) captured 4th, its best finish ever. Gardendale (Gardendale) and Corner (Warrior) finished 5th and 6th in the overall team standings.
With its team title, Montgomery Catholic (formerly St. Bede Catholic) became the first school from outside of Calhoun County to win the ESO at JHS team title in the 17-year history of the competition.
2010 Award Winners
Gold, Silver, and Bronze... The event-by-event list of over 360 individual medalists from Elementary Science Olympiad 2010 at Jacksonville High School.
The Big Individual Winners
Clay Elementary's Blake Petty was the day's big individual winner. Petty took home medals in 5 different events (Calculator Contest, Cranium Command, Geometrics, Grab a Gram, & In Bloom). Gardendale Elementary's Justin Thomason (Cutting Edge, Estimania, Triple Play, & Which Way's North?), Corner's Meghanne Helms (Calculator Contest, Geometrics, Grab a Gram, &Which Way's North?), and Donoho's Mark Simmons (Calculator Contest, Geometrics, Science Detectives, & Starry, Starry Night) each won 4 individual medals in ESO 2010. Simmons (Calculator Contest & Science Detectives) and Montgomery Catholic's Ashleigh Little (Going Green & Knock, Knock, Who's There?) were the only 2 student participants to win 2 gold medals on the day.
ESO at JHS 2010: Our Biggest Ever!
Congrats to all 33 of our participating schools in the largest ESO at JHS competition in our 17-year history. Over 650 students participated in events in 2010 including students from Adamsville, Alexandria, Ashville, ASFL, Brookville, Bryan, Chalkville, Clay, Corner, Crumly Chapel, Donoho, Gardendale, Hillview, Hueytown, Irondale, Jefferson Christian, Kermit Johnson, Kitty Stone, Lincoln, Lipscomb, Minor, Montgomery Catholic, North Highland, Oak Grove, Paine, Pleasant Grove, Saks Elementary, Saks Middle, Stowers Hill, Tenth Street, Trinity Presbyterian, Wellborn, and West Jefferson. Thanks for helping make ESO 2010 a huge success!
Updated: February 28, 2010.