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ESO 2011 Final Facts
Announcing the 2011 Team Winners
The Donoho School of Anniston earned medals in 21 of 28 events including 6 first place and 4 second place finishes to win the overall team title in the 2011 Elementary Science Olympiad at Jacksonville High School on Saturday, February 19th. Kitty Stone (Jacksonville), Saks Middle (Anniston), and Gardendale (Gardendale) each moved up one spot from their 2010 finishes to finish #2 through #4. Last year's champion Montgomery Catholic was 5th with Clay (Clay) finished 6th in the overall team standings.

2011 Award Winners
Gold, Silver, and Bronze... The event-by-event list of over 360 individual medalists from Elementary Science Olympiad 2011 at Jacksonville High School.

Students from JCA, Gresham, Adamsville, Montgomery Catholic, Clay, & Donoho at work in Write It, Do It. 4th place finishers Trey Orange and Madison Green from Gardendale work on their contraption in Write It, Do It.

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Hueytown and Minor team members at work building in Write It, Do It. North Highland's Randy Evans and
Andrew Parks in Write It, Do It.

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4th place finishers Jeremiah Phillips
and Daniel Laughlin of Ashville
search for words in Boggle Science.
Alexandria's Logan Hays and
Caroline Webster work together
in Boggle Science.

The Big Individual Winners
Three students captured four medals each. Donoho's Wittney Brown captured 3 gold medals (Boggle Science, Going Green, & In Bloom), the most of any participant, and added a 5th place medal in Third Rock from the Sun. Teammate Libby Davis also took home 4 medals including gold in both Name the Scientist and Triple Play. And, Bryan Elementary's Garrett White earned 4 medals including a gold in Treasure Hunt.

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Gold medalists Camden Aguilar and
Maria Trifas of Kitty Stone
measure shapes in Geometrics.
4th place finishers JT Turner and
Slade Tucker from Hueytown discuss a problem in Geometrics.

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Montgomery Catholic's Thomas
McLaughlin and Emily Tolar test their bridge in Bridging the Gap.
Hillview's Aaryiah Nelson and Jaylin Giles place an eraser on their bridge
in Bridging the Gap.

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The crowd gathers for another launch
in Pastamobile.
The crowd shifts to watch eggs and contraptions drop in Crash Landing.

ESO at JHS 2011: Another Big Year
Congrats to all 31 of our participating schools in the second largest ESO at JHS competition in our 18-year history. Over 600 students participated in events in 2011 including students from Adamsville, Alexandria, Ashville, Bagley, Brighton, Brookville, Bryan, Chalkville, Clay, Crumly Chapel, Donoho, Gardendale, Gresham, Hillview, Hueytown, Irondale, Jefferson Christian, Kermit Johnson, Kitty Stone, Lincoln, Minor, Montgomery Catholic, MSAT, Mt. Olive, North Highland, Oak Grove, Paine, Pleasant Grove, Saks Middle, Wellborn, and West Jefferson. Thanks for helping make ESO 2011 a huge success!

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Brookville's Grace Dunlap and
Jeremiah Armstrong pick-up their 4th place medals as Saks Middle celebrates
its 3rd place finish in Aerodynamics.
Clay Elementary's Alex Lovell collects
his medal for 5th place finish
in Knock, Knock, Who's There.

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Kitty Stone celebrates a silver medal
finish in Name the Scientist.
Over 1,200 people were part of the afternoon Awards Ceremony.

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Clay Elementary raise the 6th place
team trophy.
Montgomery Catholic students celebrate with their 5th place team trophy.

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Gardendale students gather around
the 4th place team trophy.
Saks Middle School claims the
3rd place team trophy.

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Members of the Kitty Stone team
celebrate their 2nd place team finish.
Donoho encircle the championship trophy & celebrates its team title.

Updated: February 20, 2011.

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