South Orangetown Central School District

The Tappan Zee High School Science Olympiad team placed 9th overall out of 48 schools competing at the Lower Hudson Valley Division C Regionals on February 10 at Byram Hills High School. “We are very proud of the kids and looking forward to bettering our stats next year,” said team advisors Ms. Kaitlynn Connington and Mr. Brian Newburger. Congratulations to:

  • Alex Gottlieb and Deev Patel, 1st Place – Towers (pictured below)
  • Alex Gottlieb and Kevin Huang, 2nd Place – Helicopters
  • Riya Gandhi and Kaylee Liang, 5th Place – Disease Detectives
  • Nika Colley and Katrina Lupi, 6th Place – Rocks and Minerals
  • Kevin Huang and Ruben Sriskanda, 6th Place – Fermi Questions
  • Nika Colley and Katrina Lupi, 7th Place – Write It, Do It
  • Kevin Huang and Ruben Sriskanda, 8th Place – Material Science
  • Kezia Matthew and Mira Carumba, 10th Place – Optics

TZHS Science Olympiad group photo in hallway with advisors  Alex Gottlieb and Deev Patel, 1st Place winners for Science Olympiad Towers category at Lower Hudson Valley Regionals