Middle and Upper School Science Olympiad Teams Earn Medals at Regional Tournament

Shipley's Middle and Upper School Science Olympiad Teams competed in the Pennsylvania Southeast Region Science Olympiad Tournament on March 11 at Penn State Abington. ⁠

The Upper School team of Bambi Tang '23 and Richard Liu '25 placed 2nd in the Detector Building event, 3rd in the Remote Sensing event, and 3rd in the Fermi Questions event. ⁠

Nine Shipley US teams earned Top 11 finishes in their respective events, helping the full team place 8th overall out of over 30 schools and will advance to the State Tournament in late April.

The Middle School team's impressive performance at the regional event yielded 12 Top Four finishes:
1st Place - Anatomy & Physiology - Lilla & Lucas
1st Place - Can't Judge a Powder - Shea & Colin
1st Place - Road Scholar - Henry & Ethan
1st Place - Storm the Castle - Lily & Lilla
2nd Place - Flight - Anderson & Colin
2nd Place - Forestry - Anderson & Oliver
2nd Place - Wheeled Vehicle - Henry & Izzy
3rd Place - Crime Busters - Lilla & Izzy
3rd Place - Green Generation - Lilla & Shea
4th Place - Fast Facts - Lilly & Henry
4th Place - Roller Coaster - Nicholas & Ethan
4th Place - Rocks & Minerals - Lucas & Sanjay

The full Middle School Science Olympiad team placed 5th overall out of 20 schools and the A team will advance to the State Tournament, held at Penn State Altoona in late April. 
The Shipley School is a private, coeducational day school for pre-kindergarten through 12th grade students, located in Bryn Mawr, PA. Through our commitment to educational excellence, we develop within each student a love of learning and a desire for compassionate participation in the world.