Bethany Science Club teams compete
BETHANY >> The Amity Middle School Bethany Science Club Science Bowl and Science Olympiad teams completed their first year of competition.
The club meets every other Friday after school.
• At the Science Bowl held at the University of Connecticut, a team made up of Andy Kim, Joshua Feuerstein, Jonathan Fischman and Nikhil Mali, with captain Arnav Paliwal, received fourth place in the preliminary rounds before making quarter-finalists in a single elimination tournament.
Also, the team of Kevin Lu, Wendy Zhang, Peter Scully and Allison Su, with captain Megan Ding, received 10th place in the preliminary rounds, before advancing to the second round of the tournament. There were 32 teams in total.
• At the Science Olympiad held at Irving A. Robbins Middle School, Amity Middle School-Bethany got a trophy for the best new team. Allison Su and Wendy Zhang won first in Food Science; Peter Scully, Arnav Paliwal and Jonathan Fischman won fourth in Bottle Rocket; Allison Su and Andy Kim won fourth in Disease Detectives; Nikhil Mali and Hannah Skiba won fifth in Hovercraft; Allison Su and Andy Kim won sixth in Microbe Mission; and Peter Scully and Megan Ding won seventh in Fast Facts.