ELMHURST – For the second year, the Bryan Middle School Science Olympiad team earned a chance to compete at the state tournament after placing fifth at the regional competition.
Since October, the team has met weekly with coach Sarah Samp to prepare, and a group of parents met with students additional weekends and nights to support the team.
Bryan's varsity team won 12 medals March 8 at the College of DuPage. The junior varsity team won 16 medals.
The state tournament will be Saturday at the University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana.