Meads Mill Middle School continued its championship streak at the Science Olympiad state competition held at Michigan State University Saturday.
Northville Public School’s Meads Mill team won gold in 12 of the total 23 events, and is now invited to represent the state of Michigan State at the Science Olympiad National Tournament Division B hosted by the University of Central Florida in Orlando on May 16-17th.
Last year, Meads Mill placed fourth at the national competition.
Freedom to learn beyond the school curriculum, cooperation and teamwork along with diligence and effort are what led Meads Mill Middle School’s Science Olympiad team to the third State Championship in a row, according to the coaches.
Northville High School placed second in their Division C at the tournament held over the same day and also qualified to represent Michigan at the national tournament.
Hillside Middle School (Division B) placed fifth in the state, a recent best.
Grand Haven High School won the state champion of Division C. Lakeshore Middle School, also of Grand Haven, came in second in Division B behind Meads Mill.