Torrey Hills Science Olympiad Team third at Regional Science Olympiad

The Torrey Hills Science Olympiad Team placed third in the Regional Science Olympiad competition held on Feb. 2 at Rancho Bernardo High School. There were 98 teams from 31 schools, mostly middle schools.

The team will be going on to the Southern California State competition in Anaheim on April 6. Students in 5th and 6th grades trained with volunteer coaches every week; they built mousetrap vehicles, rotor egg drop devices, musical instruments, Rube Goldberg devices and studied academic topics in Meteorology, Anatomy, Genetics, Astronomy, Geology and Physics. Congratulations to all 30 members of the Torrey Hills Teams!