Science Olympiad - Mira Loma Takes 5th in the Nation
The tournament brought together finalists consisting of the top 28 teams from schools across Northern California to compete in science and engineering events, including tower building, anatomy, food science, optics and rocket building.
Mira Loma High School won their respective division and went on to the national finals May 18 - 20 at Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio.
Mira Loma has been to the nationals several times over the competition’s 30-year history and will be the returning national champions. They will compete against the top teams from Ohio, Illinois, Texas and Southern California.
One of the nation’s most prestigious science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) competitions, Science
Olympiad brings together 120 winning middle school and high school teams advancing from state-level
competitions this spring. Rigorous hands-on and lab events led by experts from government agencies, top
universities, industry and Science Olympiad state chapters cover topics in robotics, physics, epidemiology,
astronomy, chemistry, meteorology, coding and engineering.
- Fifth: Mira Loma High School, Sacramento, California
The Mira Loma team is coached by teachers Scott Martinez, Mark Porter and Rochelle Jacks.