Kenwood Trail Middle School teams placed fifth and sixth in the regional Science Olympiad tournament on Feb. 2 at Providence Academy. Several KTMS students earned medals in their individual events.
First place: Eighth-graders Emily Brandt and Madi Drent for Rocks and Minerals; eighth-grader Cassandra Sand for Mousetrap Vehicle; sixth-graders Josh Schultz and Keenan Leverty for Helicopter.
Second place: Seventh-graders Grace Mueller and Anna Mueller for Forestry; eighth-graders Logan Truman and Katie Loveless for Boomilever; eighth-grader Brock Schueck and sixth-grader Anna Amodeo for Helicopter.
Third place: Eighth-grader Cassandra Sand for Meteorology.
Fourth place: Seventh-grader Emily Levin and sixth-grader Anna Amodeo for Forestry; seventh-graders Andrew Meyer and Owen Schultz for Metric Mastery.
The state competition will be held on March 2 at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul.