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ESO 2020 Final Facts
Announcing the 2020 Team Winners
Kitty Stone Elementary (Jacksonville) earned medals in 16 of 22 events including 4 first place finishes to win the overall team title in the 2020 Elementary Science Olympiad at Jacksonville High School on Saturday, February 22nd. The Donoho School (Anniston) finished in 2nd and Columbia Elementary (Madison) took third. Clanton Intermediate (Clanton) was 4th and Margaret Elementary (Margaret) was 5th in the overall team standings.

2020 Award Winners
Gold, Silver, and Bronze... The event-by-event list of over 240 individual medalists from Elementary Science Olympiad 2020 at Jacksonville High School.

Competition and Awards Ceremony Photos
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Bronze medalists Libby Childress and Joseph Ahn from the Auburn Area Homeschools estimate a sample in Grab a Gram. McAdory's Gabe Davis & Keely Pippen and Mill Creek's Viraat Verravalli & Brenden Hammon load their barges in Barge Building.
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Magnolia's Jack Braswell and Bethany Cunningham construct their tower in Mystery Architecture. Jefferson Christian's Grayson Camp and Joel Myers work on their directions for their partners in Write It, Do It.
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Lipscomb's Johanna Aquirre, Belinda Recinos, and Stefany Garcia discuss their answers in Triple Play. Gold medalists Joseph Park and Rishi Vasireddy at work in Infographics.

The Big Individual Winners
Six students medaled in 3 or more events at ESO 2020 at Jacksonville High School. Three students -- David Laurencio of the Auburn Area Homeschoolers, Columbia's Joseph Park, and Donoho's David Robles -- each earned medals in 4 events. Three other students earned 3 total medals each including Columbia's Isaac Abney, Haley Hartwell from Donoho, and Kitty Stone's Ben Pridgen. Columbia's Joseph Park topped all participants earning gold medals in three different events.

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Silver medalists Christopher Perkins, David Robles, and Noah McLendon work together in Triple Play. Kitty Stone's Arianna Kelly & Samantha Turner and Clay's Jamal Gordon & Max LaRoe in Infographics.
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Hueytown's Jamiah Eaton and Reagan Hogan test their weather knowledge in Weather or Not. Sabrina Harris, Kailyn Jennings, & Shannon Washington from Jefferson Christian collaborate in Triple Play.
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5th place medalists John Auvil & Evan Cooley from Paine Elementary read a weather map in Weather or Not. Finley Gardner and Riley Walker from Gardendale work together in Weather or Not.

Celebrating 27 Years of ESO at JHS
Jacksonville High School celebrated its 27th year of hosting Elementary Science Olympiad competitions with 28 participating teams. From just 4 schools in 1993 to nearly 30 registered each year in recent years, ESO at JHS has maintained its impressive impact on science education in Alabama. Nearly 500 students participated in events in 2020 including students from Adamsville, ASFL, Auburn, Charles Brown, Clanton, Clay, Columbia, Corner, Crumly Chapel, Donoho, Erwin, Gardendale, Greenwood, Hillview, Hueytown, Jefferson Christian, Kitty Stone, Lipscomb, Magnolia, Margaret, McAdory, Mill Creek, Minor, Mt. Olive, Paine, Valley Creek, West Jefferson and WO Lance. Thanks for helping make ESO 2020 yet another success!

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4th place medalists Jacob Lucas and CJ Shinn from Margaret look for answers in Which Way's North? Bronze medalists Haley Hartwell and Sadie Holt from Donoho showcase their map reading skills in Which Way's North?
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Adamsville's DeKwane Johnson and Bailey Adams prepare to release their vehicle on the ramp in Pasta Transporter. The crowd gathers for another vehicle launch in Pasta Transporter.
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The afternoon awards ceremony underway
in the JHS gymnasium.
Kitty Stone Elementary (Jacksonville) takes its championship team photo.

Updated: February 23, 2020.

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