Chemistry Olympiad

Congratulations to the 2017-2018 AP Chemistry students for their performance in the Regional Chemistry Olympiad.  Thirty-three CV students were among ninety-nine students from across central Pennsylvania that participated in the event sponsored by the American Chemical Society.  Here are our top finishers.

  • 1st:  Josh Willard
  • 2nd: Chris Carroll
  • 3rd:  Sean Patch

Josh and Chris will participate in the National Chemistry Olympiad at Penn State Harrisburg on Saturday, April 21st.  From the nine-hundred students that will be involved with the national event, six students will be chosen to represent the United States at the International Chemistry Olympiad in Europe in July.

In the picture below, Josh is on the left and Sean is on the right.  

2017-18




 The 2016-17 regional Olympiad was held at CV and two other sites on March 17.  Ninety-seven students took the sixty multiple-choice question test.  The national Olympiad was held at Penn State Harrisburg on April 22.  About one-thousand students from across the country participate in the national Olympiad that includes three sections, multiple choice, problem solving, and lab.  Josh Young, 12th grade, scored first in the regional chemistry Olympiad, south-eastern PA, and participated in the national chemistry Olympiad. The attached photo is of Josh working on the lab.  Results from the national exam will not be available until summer.  

Josh Young 2017

2016 Chemistry Olympiad - click for larger image

2016 Chemistry Olympiad

Congratulations to the 2015-16 AP Chemistry II students for their performance in the 2016 Regional Chemistry Olympiad!

Sixty-one students from across central Pennsylvania participated in the event sponsored by the American Chemical Society. Here is a summary of our students’ placements. They appear from right to left in the attached picture.

1st: Hinkal Patel (front row)

3rd: Mahit Vaddadi

5th: Noah Lee

6th: Crawford Smith

8th: Jonathan Barnes

9th: Biyar Ahmed (back row)

11th: Emily Chung

12th: Elizabeth Guise

13th: Riley Cordle

15th: Josh Higgins

Hinkal and Mahit will participate in the National Chemistry Olympiad at Penn State Harrisburg on Saturday, April 23rd. From nine-hundred students that will be involved in the national event, six students will be chosen to represent the United States at the International Chemistry Olympiad in Tbilisi, Georgia, in July. 

 

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