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Bessemer competes at state Science Olympiad


May 12, 2018

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The Bessemer Junior and High School teams recently competed in the state Science Olympiad in Lansing. The teams, gathered here on the state House floor in the capitol, include, from left: first row, Zach Baross, Roman Pionk and Jack Nyquist; second row, Vai Triggiano, Eliza Stone, Byron Hooyman, Mason Pionk, Hannah Cebolski, Sydney Wittla-Sprague, Hannah Janczak, Vinnie Triggiano, Rachel Nyquist, Janelle Lekies, Natalie Stone, Abbey Johnson, Lori Maki and Isaak Fyle; and third row, Uriah Aili, Tad Rowe, Jared Janczak, Andy Aspinwall, Tim Rowe, Camy Lake, Kailyn Fingeroos, House Clerk Rich Brown, Teddy Wittla-Sprague, Connor Fingeroos, Jaakob Fyle, Jack Matrella and Isaiah Aili.

LANSING - Twenty-nine students from Bessemer recently competed in the state Science Olympiad tournament in Lansing.

Both the junior and senior high teams qualified for the tournament by placing well at the regional tournament held at Northern Michigan University in Marquette in February.

At the state tournament, Bessemer competed against 60 teams to see which would win the tournament and advance to the national tournament. In the end, the Bessemer's high school team finished 40th and the junior high team finished in 44th.

"The students really did well at the tournament," said coach Tracy...

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