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Forsyth hosts Science Olympiad competitions



FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. — The Science Olympiad season has been successful for Forsyth County Schools. The district hosted two Georgia Science Olympiad tournaments throughout the 2017 season.

On March 4, Forsyth Central High School hosted the Forsyth Regional Middle School Science Olympiad tournament. On March 11, South Forsyth High School hosted the Forsyth County Elementary School Science Olympiad tournament. These tournaments both serve as qualifiers for the state Science Olympiad program. All five FCS high schools have active Science Olympiad teams and on March 25, Forsyth Central High School will compete at Emory University along with the other top 23 teams in the state.

At the March 4 tournament, FCS middle schools medaled in the following events:

  • Bottle Rockets: Lakeside Middle-3rd; Little Mill Middle-4th
  • Dynamic Planet: DeSana Middle -2nd; Lakeside Middle-3rd
  • Food Science: Lakeside Middle-3rd
  • Invasive Species: Lakeside Middle-3rd and 4th
  • Optics: Otwell Middle-4th
  • Reach for the Stars: DeSana Middle-1st
  • Rocks and Minerals: Lakeside Middle-4th
  • Scrambler: Lakeside Middle-4th
  • Write it Do it: Otwell Middle-1st; Little Mill Middle-3rd

The top teams at the FCESO State Qualifier are:

  • Shiloh Point-1st
  • Vickery Creek-2nd
  • Chattahoochee-3rd
  • Daves Creek-4th 
  • Settles Bridge-5th

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