White Pines places 8th at regional competition

Tribune Staff • Mar 22, 2016 at 8:00 AM

ALLENDALE — The White Pines Intermediate School Science Olympiad team placed eighth in the regional tournament at Grand Valley State University on Saturday.

Lakeshore Middle School took first place in the middle school division for Region 12, which includes schools in Ottawa and Kent counties. The Grand Haven High School team was second in the high school competition.

All three Grand Haven teams qualified for the state tournament, which will take place at Michigan State University on April 30.

Individual results for the White Pines team include:

Third Place

Fossils: Carl Jaeger and MaxTran

Scrambler: Charlie VanAbbema and Jaxon Hancock

Wind Power: Frank Roberts and Grant Bell

Fourth Place

Dynamic Planet: Carl Jaeger and Chase Greene

Potions and Poisons: Paige Meller and Olivia Stevens

Fifth Place

Crime Busters: Sammi Ruble and Justine Wolffis

Elastic Launch Glider: Sammi Ruble and Charlie VanAbbema

Invasive Species: Carl Jaeger and Frank Roberts

Sixth Place

Bridge Building: Sammi Ruble and Justine Wolffis

Picture This: Sammi Ruble and Justine Wolffis

Seventh Place:
 Experimental Design: Carl Jaeger, Charlie VanAbbema, Marissa McManus

Mission Possible: Frank Roberts and Charlie VanAbbema

Ninth Place

Bottle Rockets: Jacob Marcus and Kaitlin Zylstra

11th Place

Crave The Wave: Frank Roberts and Aashray Mandala

12th Place

Disease Detectives: Jacon Marcus and Marissa McManus

13th Place

Air Trajectory: Jaxon Hancock and Chase Greene

14th Place

Anatomy and Physiology: Justine Wolffis and Marissa McManus

Green Generation: Frank Roberts and Jacob Marcus

15th Place

Food Science: Jaxon Hancock and Sammi Ruble

Road Scholar: Marissa McManus and Wil Stegink

19th Place

Reach For the Stars: Jacob Marcus and Aashray Mandala

Bio Process Lab: Jaxon Hancock and Aashray Mandala

20th Place

Meteorology: Aashray Mandala and Grant Bell

33rd Place

Write it Do it: Sammi Ruble and Justine Wolffis


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