Photos by Orman and Souad Abul-Khoudoud
RMS - for the 8th year in a row, and 12th overall, Russell Middle School’s Science Olympiad Maroon team placed first at the State competition. It was a tough day and the competition was very close. They won by a narrow margin of 4 points. The high school team won by a 42-point margin. Left to Right: Ayog Prasad, Sara Abul-Khoudoud, Anushka Valsan, Brayden Pack, Billy Gussler, Will Gunning, Sean Smith, Karim Abul-Khoudoud, Sarah Baird, Maya Abul-Khoudoud, Kennedy Dotson, Abby McBrayer, Meredith Addington, Emily Do, and Josh Griffith. The students will be competing at the Science Olympiad National Tournament at the University of Wisconsin - Stout the weekend of May 20.
RHS - The Russell High School Maroon team goes on to compete at the Science Olympiad National Tournament held the weekend of May 20th and 21st at the University of Wisconsin-Stout. Russell High School Maroon Team placed first at the State competition held on April 23, at Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green. This is their 3rd straight win. The Russell High School Gold Team placed third and the White team placed 5th out of 23 schools in the State of Kentucky. Pictured l-r, Devon Atkins, Josh Elliott, Zach Parikh, Jensen Smith, Riad Abul-Khoudoud, Ryan Bronstein, Heather Short, Alicia Liu, Andrew Wolfe, Alex Nguyen, Ali Wilt, Taylor Hsieh, Katie Bess, Adam Sorrell, and Daniel Abul-Khoudoud.