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Centennial HS and Burleigh Manor MS Excel in 2021 Science Olympiad

May 25th, 2021

In the Maryland Science Olympiad, the Centennial High School team won first place in Division C for high schools, and the Burleigh Manor Middle School team placed second in Division B for middle schools. Centennial placed in 17 out of 19 events, and took first place in seven. Burleigh Manor won five golds, five silvers, and the top 10 spots in eight other events.

With their top two finishes, both teams recently headed to the National Science Olympiad Tournament. Nationally, both Centennial and Burleigh Manor placed 26th in their divisions. Centennial placed second in the Write It CAD It event, and Burleigh Manor ranked fourth in the Food Science event and sixth in the Disease Detectives event. This was Centennial’s fifth straight year representing Maryland at the national level.

Centennial High School Science Olympiad team.

The Centennial team members included:

Burleigh Manor Middle School Science Olympiad team.

The team members for Burleigh Manor included:

Additionally at the state level, in Division B, Clarksville Middle School placed third and Mount View Middle School placed sixth. In Division C, River Hill High School ranked third in Maryland.

The Science Olympiad promotes teamwork and the STEM fields through science and technology competitions.

The teams were honored at the May 11, 2021 HCPSS Board of Education meeting.