Four local teams were in the mix among the state’s best at the Georgia Elementary Science Olympiad competition at Kennesaw State University.
Sara Harp Minter was the top finisher, placing 8th out of 61 teams. Kedron finished 18th overall, and Braelinn and Huddleston also competed at state.
Elementary Science Olympiad is designed to encourage students to explore new and challenging ways of solving problems as part of a team by competing in events that focus on STEM (science, technology, engineering, math). Teams from all over the state compete in regional events to qualify for a spot at the state tournament.