U.S. National Chemistry Olympiad 2017
Trees High School students will be participating in the U.S.
National Chemistry Olympiad program Sunday, March 5, 2017.
The purpose of this competition is to encourage students
to achieve excellence in chemistry.
The following six students were nominated to take this
prestigious exam: Kenneth Chan, Brienna Carter, Michael Messina,
Zuhal Saljooki, Sharjeel Shaikh and David Wendt.
We wish our amazing Island Trees Chemistry Team luck at
the local level and hope they make it to the National level.
The top 20 scoring students from the local exam will then
be chosen to attend a camp where they study for the
Four students will then be chosen from the study camp to
represent the U.S. at the International Chemistry Olympiad
annual competition competing against the world's most talented
This year the International competition will be held at the
Nakhon Pathom, Thailand, where they will be tested on their
chemistry knowledge and skills in a five-hour laboratory
practical and five-hour written theoretical examination.
Congratulations to the six students who made the local team and
we wish you the best of luck on Sunday!
by: Jodie Spinale
High School Science Coordinator