Most 1st-Place Awards for Lower School Students at Southeast Regional Science Olympiad
Most 1st-Place Awards for Lower School Students at Southeast Regional Science Olympiad
 
Most 1st-Place Awards for Lower School Students at Southeast Regional Science Olympiad
The Lower School Science Olympiad team from American Heritage Schools, Broward Campus, has once again demonstrated their exceptional talent and dedication at the Southeast Regional Elementary Science Olympiad Tournament, held at Florida Atlantic University (FAU). With participants ranging from fourth to sixth grade, our young scientists showcased their prowess in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics), bringing home an impressive tally of 13 individual awards. 
 
Most 1st-Place Awards for Lower School Students at Southeast Regional Science Olympiad

Among these accolades were four 1st-place finishes in team events, an achievement that surpassed all other participating schools. Additionally, our students secured two 2nd place finishes and achieved a commendable 3rd place overall at the competition. Notable achievements include 1st place finishes in Circuit Lab; Codebusters; Starry, Starry Night; and Keyed to Science. These victories underscore the breadth of talent within our Science Olympiad team and affirm their capabilities in tackling complex challenges across different scientific domains.

The success of our Lower School Science Olympiad team is a testament to their hard work and commitment throughout the year. Under the guidance of Mrs. Versteeg, our dedicated elementary science lab teacher, and supported by a team of professionals and sixteen Upper School Science Olympiad members, our students have been diligently preparing for this event since September. The comprehensive coaching in 16 different events has not only honed their scientific knowledge but also fostered essential teamwork and problem-solving skills.
 
The Science Olympiad (SO) tournament, held annually on FAU's Boca Raton campus, is a prestigious event that attracts participants from around the country. With approximately 300 regional tournaments taking place simultaneously, the competition is fierce, making our students' achievements all the more commendable. Through hands-on team competitions, students engage in practical applications of science, technology, engineering, and math, fostering a deeper understanding of these disciplines and nurturing a passion for exploration and discovery.
 
Congratulations to all the participants, coaches, and supporters who contributed to this remarkable achievement. We are incredibly proud of our students' accomplishments and look forward to witnessing their continued growth and success in future endeavors. 
 
Awards:
First Place
Circuit Lab - Maxime Lam (5), Ashnia Bhatia (6), Alba Li (6)
Codebusters - Sanya Arora (5), Kiara Gupta (4)
Keyed to Science - May-Li Baazi Pujol (5), Jaden Garciga (6)
Starry, Starry Night - Kiara Gupta (4), Katherine Dares (5)
 
Second Place
Energy Matters - May-Li Baazi Pujol (5), Alba Li (6)
Fossil Frenzy - Colton Poppe (6), Maxwell Cohen (4)
 
Third Place
Team Award 3rd Place Overall