Paidiea places sixth in state science meet

Paideia Academy, an Apple Valley charter school, placed sixth overall in the Minnesota Science Olympiad state competition held March 2 at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul. At the event, 30 teams from around the state competed in 19 separate science events. Two-person teams prepare and represent the entire team in each event. Paideia’s two-person teams had high finishes in: Egg Drop, first, Fisk Lundgreen and Brady Schlaefer; Sounds of Music, first, Kira Dobberman and Amelia Neild; Crime Busters, second, Ben Carter and Micah Lillie; Water Quality, third, Evan Casper and Ryan Herzog; Reach for the Stars, fifth, Jackson Billion and Amelia Neild; and Metric Mastery, fifth, Josh Lillemo and Joey Dokken. Most of the school’s teams finished in the top half of the competitors to propel Paideia Academy to a sixth-place finish. Paideia finished third in the regional Science Olympiad held at Minnetonka East Middle School to qualify for the state meet. (Photo submitted)

Paideia Academy, an Apple Valley charter school, placed sixth overall in the Minnesota Science Olympiad state competition held March 2 at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul. At the event, 30 teams from around the state competed in 19 separate science events. Two-person teams prepare and represent the entire team in each event. Paideia’s two-person teams had high finishes in: Egg Drop, first, Fisk Lundgreen and Brady Schlaefer; Sounds of Music, first, Kira Dobberman and Amelia Neild; Crime Busters, second, Ben Carter and Micah Lillie; Water Quality, third, Evan Casper and Ryan Herzog; Reach for the Stars, fifth, Jackson Billion and Amelia Neild; and Metric Mastery, fifth, Josh Lillemo and Joey Dokken. Most of the school’s teams finished in the top half of the competitors to propel Paideia Academy to a sixth-place finish. Paideia finished third in the regional Science Olympiad held at Minnetonka East Middle School to qualify for the state meet. (Photo submitted)

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