OTHS excels at SWIC Academic Challenge

(Submitted Photo by SWIC, James Bressendorff)

O’Fallon Township High School students recently won first place in the Unlimited Division of the regional Academic Challenge held at the Southwestern Illinois College Belleville Campus. 

O’Fallon team members who participated include, front row from left: Sara Rizzoli, Hannah Caraway, Stephen Monson, Lucas Biehn, Nick Spihlman, David Hur, Blaine Gittner. Back row: Grant George, Milee Patel, Kathryn Kim, Jen Zhao, Connor Bleisch, Julia Gundlach and James Kelly. 

Biehn won first place in Chemistry and second place in Physics. Bleisch won first place in Engineering Graphics and tied for first place in Computer Science. Carraway tied for second place in Chemistry. 

George won first place in English and Mathematics. Hur won second place in Computer Science and third place in Physics. Kelly won third place in Mathematics and tied for first place in Computer Science. 

Kim tied for third place in Chemistry. Monson won first place in Physics and third place in Biology. Patel won second place in Mathematics and third place in English. 

Rizzoli won second place in Biology. Zhao won first place in Biology and tied for second place in Chemistry. 

Students competed in timed tests in Math, English, Chemistry, Physics, Biology, Engineering Graphics and Computer Science.