Lawrence High School Science Olympiad Tournament Team

Members of the Lawrence High School Science Olympiad Tournament Team competed at the 2023 N.J. Science Olympiad Regionals on Jan. 10, 2023.

The Lawrence High School Science Olympiad Tournament Team took 5th place overall in their division at the 2023 NJ Science Olympiad Regionals at Camden County College held on Jan. 10.

The team is set to move on to the state finals, which will be held on Thursday, March 16 at Middlesex College. Top finishers there will go to the 2023 Science Olympiad National Tournament at Wichita State University on Saturday, May 20.

After months of preparation, the Lawrence High School competitors demonstrated mastery in 12 scientific and engineering disciplines at college level.

The following students won medals at the competition: Graham Wild and Kavni Batra for Anatomy and Physiology; Grace Chang and Ethan Wang for Cell Biology; Milan Naropanth and Farhaan Shroff for Epidemiology; Rajassai Keerthi and Sonia Munawar for Forensics; Ridhima Pandey and Grace Chang for Write It-Build It Engineering; and Ethan Wang and Elijah Rivers for Fermi Calculations.

Additional team members include: Aleksandra Mondzrik, Aaron Tseng, Mahir Majid, Piyush Nawade, Sonia Pollock, Rohan Tadisetty, Rohan Rao, Rishi Anarkat, Riddhi Patel, Edison Ryan, Jiyaa Revankar, Vanathi Ram, Xintong Si, Roshni Anarkat and Nishka Desai. Team captains are Mondzrik, Rivers, Wang and Shroff. LHS science teacher Gwenn Andahazy is the team coach.

“Congratulations to the enitre team for earning a trophy and a coveted spot at the state rournament, where competitors must show mastery in 25 scientific and engineering disciplines at a university level,” said a school district release.

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