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. Only four points separated the team 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