The new Clinton Middle School this weekend won its 1st ever South Carolina Science Olympiad. Combined with the previous 13 years of Bell Street Middle School winning the State Middle School Science Olympiad, that makes 14 years in a row for Clinton youth, and a total of 16 overall.
Vic McDonald reported on ClintonChronicle.com that Clinton Middle School scientists won 11 1st places in the 20 events at Newberry College. According to the Chronicle, Clinton’s 1st Place finish was followed by Mid-Carolina, Banks Trail, Gold Hill, Meadow Glen, Palmetto Academy, McCracken, Irmo, Palmetto and Pine Ridge.
The Chronicle report states the Clinton Middle Science Olympiad team is now raising money to cover the trip to represent South Carolina in the National Science Olympiad, to be held at the University of Wisconsin in May.
Meanwhile, the High School State Science Olympiad is set for February 27th.