Photo by Souad Abul-Khoudoud
Left to Right: Russell High School seniors Andrew Wolfe (OSU bound) and Taylor Hsieh (University of Louisville bound) won first place at the National Science Olympiad competition at the University of Wisconsin-Stout on May 21, 2016. Event: Air Trajectory: Prior to the competition, teams designed, constructed and calibrated a single device capable of launching projectiles into a target and collect data regarding device parameters and performance.
Russell High School’s Kierstin Hensley, sophomore, and senior Maci Ferguson captured their second state doubles title in last weekend’s state finals. The dynamic duo won in 2014, finished in the semi-finals last year, and took the crown again this year as the tournament’s number one seed. The Russell team only lost eight games the entire tournament.