Merrick Avenue Students Medal at Science Olympiad

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Several students from Merrick Avenue Middle School competed for the first time at the Western Long Island Science Olympiad in Levittown on March 5.

Six teams brought home medals:
• Crave the Wave - Lauren Rifas/Katherine St. George
• Crime Busters - Jessica Zhang/Denise Campanelli
• Meteorology - Marc Edayadi/Jessica Zhang
• Air Trajectory - Marc Edayadi
• Bottle Rocket - Marc Edayadi
• Elastic Glider - Jessica Zhang

“We are so thrilled for the students,” said Joseph Polley, technology teacher and adviser. “For them competing for the first time, the outcome was terrific.”

“They worked so hard and deserve this amazing recognition,” added Bobby Zinke, adviser and science teacher at Merrick Avenue Middle School.