|Columbia High School National Champions|
LINCOLN — The University of Nebraska–Lincoln (UNL) hosted more than 5,000 students, educators and parents from all 50 states during the 31st Annual Science Olympiad National Tournament on May 15-16, 2015. A team of talented students from (Columbia High School in East Greenbush and coached by Diana Prout represented New York at the National Tournament.
Recognized as one of the nation’s most prestigious science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) competitions, Science Olympiad brings together 120 winning middle school and high school teams advancing from state-level competitions this spring. Rigorous hands-on and lab events led by experts from government agencies, top universities and Science Olympiad state chapters cover topics in physics, epidemiology, astronomy, chemistry, meteorology and engineering.
“Went to Nationals, came back with some National Champions.” Prout said.