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Articles, blogs, and more featuring NC Science Olympiad.

Best-ever showing sending three teams to state Science Olympiad. March 3, 2020 – Teams from three schools will carry the LCPS banner into state Science Olympiad competition next month after district schools posted a best-ever performance in recent regional games.

Young scientists test their knowledge at UNC Asheville Science Olympiad. February 23, 2020 – ASHEVILLE, N.C. (WLOS) — Young minds met up at UNC Asheville on Saturday.

NC Science Olympiad surprises LCC’s Richy Huneycutt with an award February 16, 2020 – When Richy Huneycutt, Director of Marketing, Recruiting and Communications, walked into the Coach Bobby Dawson Court at Lenoir Community College, the audience filled with Science Olympiad participants stood and chanted her name.

Celebrating wonder with NC Science Olympiad January 15, 2020 – Dylan and Mason of Heritage Middle School in Wake Forest are waiting patiently with their self-made rocket comprised of plastic tubing, masking tape, cardboard, an empty soft drink bottle, and wings. Just outside the doors of the North Carolina Museum of Natural Science, the North Carolina Science Olympiad (NCSO) team is setting up a makeshift launching pad for their Ping Pong Parachute event.

Science Olympiad scholarships awarded to five LCPS schools January 18 – Science Olympiad teams from five LCPS schools have received scholarships from North Carolina Science Olympiad to compete in upcoming county and regional tournaments.

RALEIGH, NC – Hundreds of Students Participate in North Carolina Science Olympiad April 27, 2019 – Saturdays are for science, at least for the 2,000 young adults from all across the state who competed in the North Carolina Science Olympiad at N.C. State University.

WECT: Wilmington school, coach receive high marks at Science Olympiad events.  4/24/18
WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) – St. Mary’s Catholic School in Wilmington has reason to celebrate. Principal Joyce Price stated Monday that the schools Science Olympiad Team placed first at the S.O. Regionals held at UNCW on March 10.

NCSU Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost News: Science Olympiad Partnerships Shape STEM Education. 4/4/18
RALEIGH- Bottle rockets soaring through the sky mean more than just Saturday afternoon fun for many children across North Carolina. Thanks to the state’s Science Olympiad program, a partnership with NC State, activities like this become the start of a lifelong love of STEM learning.

Caldwell Journal: CCC&TI High School Students Win Big at Regional Science Competition. 3/21/2018
HUDSON- Students from the Caldwell Early College High School (CECHS) and the Caldwell Career Center Middle College (CCCMC) recently participated in the North Carolina Science Olympiad Hickory Regional Competition and brought home several awards.

Blue Ridge Now: Young scientist compete at regional olympiad. 3/4/18
ASHEVILLE — While the Winter Olympics just recently passed, a number of potential young superstars gathered for glory in the name of science on Saturday at UNC Asheville.

News ABC 13: UNC Asheville hosts Regional Science Olympiad. 3/3/18
UNC-Asheville hosted what could be called the “winter games” for young scientists from across the mountains.

McDowell News: UNCA to host WNC Regional Science Olympiad 3/1/2018
UNC Asheville will once again host the annual Regional Science Olympiad, bringing young scientists from 11 high schools and 11 middle schools across Western North Carolina together to compete in 46 different events this Saturday. The winners move on to the statewide tournament later this year.

Del Mar Times: Torrey Hills qualifies for State Science Olympiad Tournament 2/21/18
Torrey Hill students from 5th and 6th grades took part in the Regional Science Olympiad competition Feb. 10 at Carlsbad High School. There were 120 teams from 34 middle and elementary schools from all around San Diego County.

Jacksonville Daily News: Elementary Science Olympiad winners named 2/5/2018
Onslow County Schools hosted its elementary Science Olympiad Saturday, and presented trophies and medals to local student teams.

News 14 Carolina – Coastal: Regional Science Olympiad Competition Challenges Students 3/3/12
WILMINGTON – Nearly 800 science enthusiasts from southeastern North Carolina compete for the top title at the Science Olympiad. Forty-five middle and high schools participated in a variety of other events on Saturday hosted by UNC Wilmington. Students were busy with activities such as constructing instruments with everyday items and flying rubber band powered helicopters.

WECT Channel 6: High School Scientists Compete in Science Olympiad 3/3/12
WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) – Students from 45 area middle and high schools came together Saturday afternoon in the name of science. As part of the Science Olympiad, students took part in different competitions all day at UNCW.

WWAY News Channel 13:
State Budget Cuts Mean Science Could Suffer (article) 3/6/11
Budget cuts are scarring many areas around the state… including science, and there’s one science program that’s on the chopping block. “This is about as large of an investment that the state can make in promoting science, technology, engineering and math-related endeavors for children,” said Dennis Kubasko, Regional Director for the North Carolina Science Olympiad, a state funded science competition…