Valley City State University Hosted Regional Science Olympiad Event on March 28th

Local Students Excel in STEM at Valley City Regional Science Olympiad: Ben Franklin, Central Cass, Kulm, Northern Cass and Dakota Prairie Qualify for State Competition”.

The Valley City Regional Science Olympiad recently took place at Valley City State University, bringing together high school and middle school students from across the region. On March 28, approximately 350 students from 23 different teams representing 13 schools participated in a variety of events that showcased their knowledge and skills in STEM-related activities.

The competition was led by Dr. Teather Sundstrom, a professor of chemistry at VCSU and the Regional Director for Science Olympiad, who expressed her excitement at seeing local students competing in the event. The success of the Olympiad was due in large part to the support of VCSU faculty and staff, as well as engineers from the area who lent their expertise.

The competition took place across various venues on the VCSU campus, including Rhoades Science Center, Graichen Gym, Vangstad Auditorium, and the Valley City Rec Center. The day culminated in an awards ceremony held at Vangstad Auditorium, where the top 5 teams were announced.

Teams that qualified to move on to the state competition at NDSU on April 20 include Ben Franklin, Central Cass, Kulm, Northern Cass, and Dakota Prairie for Division B (middle school students), and Fargo Davies, Red River, Central Cass, Northern Cass, and Fargo North for Division C (high school students).

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