Carmel Valley student makes USA Biology Olympiad Team

USA National Biology Olympiad Gold Medalist and USA Team Member Catherine Wu, Canyon Crest Academy (second from right).

Canyon Crest Academy Junior Catherine Wu recently made the USA Biology Olympiad Team and will represent the United States to compete at the International Biology Olympiad next month in Switzerland. The United States IBO delegations consist of four students and two academic advisors.

The USA Biology Olympiad (USABO) is a national competition sponsored by the Center for Excellence in Education to select the competitors for the International Biology Olympiad.  At the beginning of June, 20 national finalists gather at a nationally-recognized institution for a two-week training. At the end of the two weeks, four students are selected to represent the United States at the International Biology Olympiad.

Catherine said she is very grateful to her school, Canyon Crest Academy, for providing such a good learning environment, great opportunity and excellent teachers, such as biology teachers Mr. Haas and Mr. Gerstin.

“Without their encouragement, guidance and help, I would not have achieved this,” Catherine said.

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  3. Carmel Valley student earns perfect score in USA Mathematical Olympiad
  4. Torrey Hills Science Olympiad Team third at Regional Science Olympiad
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