The state finals for the 2010 Kentucky Science Olympiad were held April 24 at WKU.
The overall winners were duPont Manual High School’s Red Team from Louisville in the high school division and Russell Independent Middle School’s Maroon Team in the middle school division.
The first-place winners were decided by individual or small team competition in a number of scientific fields represented by Ogden College of Science and Engineering in the fields of Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Engineering, Geography, Geology and Physics. The winning schools will represent Kentucky at the national competition May 21-22 at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Individual gold, silver and bronze medals also were awarded for each event. The combined points of individual medal winners representing their schools were used to calculate the overall team champions.
Contact: John Inman, (270) 745-3048.