Science Olympiad team captures county championship
Sussex Tech’s Science Olympiad team captured its second Sussex County Championship in a row and placed eighth in the state out of 59 teams. Medalists include the following: Adventures in Agriculture - 9th, Megan Parkhurst and James Forder; Anatomy and Physiology - 4th, Megan Parkhurst and Bansri Patel, and 6th, Natasha Taylor and Nhu Do; Astronomy - 10th, James Forder and Zach Zellhart; Circuit Lab - 4th, James Forder and Chaz Gouert, and 6th, Daniel Crowell; Disease Detectives - 1st, Megan Parkhurst and Bansri Patel; Experimental Design - 4th, Bansri Patel, Amanda Kucharzyk and Stephen Pappa; Technical Problem Solving - 6th, Henson Destine and Chelsea Lee.
Science Olympiad team members include in back (l-r) coach Chris Aiken, Chaz Gouert, Milton; Zach Zellhart, Seaford; Zoe Collins, Millsboro; James Forder, Seaford; and coach Dennis Redington; second row, Natasha Taylor, Laurel; Natalie Sava, Seaford; Henson Destine, Seaford; Stephen Pappa, Lewes; Hiten Patel, Seaford; and Sam Seibert, Milford. In front are Nhu Do, Seaford; Elijah Greene, Lincoln; Bansri Patel, Seaford; Megan Parkhurst, Milton; Chelsea Lee, Milford; Kaylee Velasquez, Georgetown; Kasey Verducci, Georgetown; and Holly Schilling, Selbyville.
Not shown are Carlee Montgomery, Lewes; Daniel Crowell, Georgetown; Sarah Pappa, Lewes; Tyler Kane, Lewes; Will Harris, Greenwood; Amanda Kucharzyk, Lincoln; Danny Halloran, Milton; Jimmy Neely, Selbyville; Hannah Mayhorn, Lewes; and Chelsi Williams, Milton.