Good morning! These are your morning announcements.
Creative Writing middle school students Ella DeRocher, April Gray, Will Noble, Denise Otali, Naima Salvary, Omari Washington, and Ari Woertz will be reading in the Lecture Hall tomorrow at 3:30 p.m. Please join us with permission from your instructors.
Congratulations to ASFA’s high school Science Olympiad team for winning second place in the Alabama State Science Olympiad tournament this past weekend at Auburn University! Four points separated ASFA from the winning team!
Team members of the State squad consisted of Zoya Aleezada, Abhai Anand, Becker Barghothi, Monisha Bommu, Sanjana Chada, Nicholas Godwin, Sophia Guo, Asterion Lee-Irwin, Cynthia Liu, Eli Mrug, Deepak Sathishkumar, Prisha Sharma, Steven Tran, Rishi Yellamraju, Daniel Zhao. Alternates were Ananya Mohanraj and McNair Shah.
Asterion Lee-Irwin and Daniel Zhao medaled in all their events. Daniel Zhao even pulled a Bronze medal filling in last minute on Detector Building with a quick Physics refresher from Dr. Uhoya. 😊
Nicholas Godwin and Rishi Yellamraju – Bronze – Astronomy
Cynthia Liu and Daniel Zhao – Gold – Bridge
Sophia Guo and Daniel Zhao – Silver – Cell Biology
Monisha Bommu and Eli Mrug – Silver – Chemistry Lab
Becker Barghothi, Asterion Lee-Irwin, Eli Mrug – Bronze – Codebusters
Asterion Lee-Irwin, Daniel Zhao – Bronze - Detector Building
Abhai Anand, Becker Barghothi, Prisha Sharma – Bronze – Experimental Design
Nicholas Godwin and Deepak Sathishkumar – Bronze – Forensics
Steven Tran and Daniel Zhao – Gold – Green Generation
Abhai Anand and Cynthia Liu – Gold – It’s About Time
Eli Mrug and Rishi Yellamraju – Gold – Remote Sensing
Monisha Bommu and Deepak Sathishkumar – Silver – Trajectory
Cynthia Liu and Rishi Yellamraju – Silver – Wifi Lab
Steven Tran and Daniel Zhao – Silver – Write It – Do It
Congratulations to ASFA’s Middle School Science Olympiad Team, which came in 3rd in the State competition held at Auburn University on Saturday.
9th grade members: Clark Baty, Albert Chen, Danielle George, Audrey Guo and Jaiden Lee
8th grad members: Fatima Aziz, Akhil Batchu, Aniyah Davis, Colton Fletcher, Ibrahim Hossain, Omri Hyde, Shreyas Keshava, Raymond Liu, Usman Sehbai, Shreya Tandon and Greeshma Vinoy
The following students won awards for their individual events:
Gold medals in Can’t Judge A Powder: Omri Hyde and Raymond Liu
Gold medal in Bridge: Albert Chen and Clark Baty
Silver medals in Roller Coaster: Greeshma Vinoy and Shreya Tandon
Silver medals in Codebusters: Audrey Guo, Raymond Liu , and Albert Chen
Silver medals in Meteorology: Clark Baty and Fatima Aziz
Silver medals in Bio Process Lab: Audrey Guo and Clark Baty
Silver medals in Green Generation: Danielle George and Jaiden Lee
Bronze medals in Fast Facts: Shreyas Keshava and Akhil Batchu
Bronze medals in Experimental Design: Raymond Liu, Greeshma Vinoy, and Shreya Tandon
Bronze medals in Road Scholar: Albert Chen and Clark Baty
Bronze medals in Disease Detectives: Clark Baty and Akhil Batchu
4th place in Solar System: Colton Fletcher and Ibrahim Hossain
4th place in Forestry: Danielle George and Jaiden Lee
4th place in Rocks and Minerals: Fatima Aziz and Omri Hyde
4th place in Crave the Wave: Audrey Guo and Greeshma Vinoy
Congratulations to a team of three ASFA Math/Science students for being declared the state winner for Alabama in the You Be The Chemist Challenge! More than 10,000 students from schools nationwide participated.
The 2023 Alabama YBCT State Champions are: Shreyas Keshava, Raymond Liu, and Colton Fletcher
The Challenge is an exam and research project-based competition hosted by the Chemical Educational Foundation (CEF) in which teams of 5th-8th grade students explore chemistry concepts and the role of those concepts in their community.