Holy Name students place in Science Olympiad

ESCANABA – Holy Name Catholic School in Escanaba participated in the annual Science Olympiad event at the Seaborg Center on the campus of Northern Michigan University in Marquette on Saturday, Feb. 8.

Approximately 325 middle school and high school students throughout the entire Upper Peninsula compete in 46 different Science Olympiad events.

Science Olympiad competitions have been sponsored by the Glenn T. Seaborg Center Mathematics and Science Center at NMU since 1987.

The Science Olympiad competition emphasizes hands-on science learning, with students showing their knowledge on various topics such as anatomy, heredity, forestry, life science, rocks and minerals, the Solar System, entomology, and water quality.

Team members Luke LaFave and Rushil Kasetty took second place in the event: “Solar System.” Garret McMillan and Garek Dyszel placed third in the “Anatomy” event.

Families interested in enrolling their children at Holy Name Catholic School are invited to call or visit Holy Name. Tours of the school will be available for any interested parents, grandparents and potential students.

Holy Name Catholic School is located at 409 So. 22nd St., Escanaba.

For more information, contact Holy Name by calling 786-7550 or visit www.holynamecrusaders.com.