Sehome Science Olympiad Students pose for a photo after competing.

Sehome High School took six teams and more than 90 students to the regional science Olympiad tournament at Seattle Central Community College on Feb. 28.  Science Olympiad tournaments promote STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) education.

This is the largest team from Sehome to attend. The top seven teams from the regional competition advance to state. Sehome will take two teams to the state competition. Although four teams qualified, only two teams per school can compete at state.

Each team consists of 15 students. The following teams placed in the tournament. Mariner Power took third place, Sea Monsters took fifth place, Gold Standard took sixth place, Green Machine took seventh place, Sailors took eighth place and Tsunami took ninth place. Several students took individual medals in events.

The following students will advance to the state competition: Zach Archambault, Noah Black, Nicholas Bourlier, Madeline Cummins, Katherine Cunningham, Zoe Dietrich, Maria Fairhchild, Stephanie Ford, Jennifer Frye, Becca Garfinkle, Simone Hall, Elias Hargadine, Abigail Johnson, Jeffrey Kuhn, Dory Linneman, Zane Markosian, Collin McDonell, Sam McNamee, Ali Morrow, Eric Newcomer, Trevor Nims, Tadeusz Pforte, Dana Ringler, Alex Schneider, Brent Schroeter, Jackson Schroyer, Zanna Sullivan, Max Thompson, Sarah Welsh and Adam Work.

The state competition will take place at Highline Community College on April 18.

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