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Bryan Middle School team advances to Science Olympiad state tourney

Published: Wednesday, April 9, 2014 12:52 p.m. CST
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The Bryan Middle School Science Olympiad team will compete at the state tournament Saturday at the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana. (Photo provided)

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.

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