Science Olympiad Almost Finish in Top Two


Sandra Sadek

On Oct. 22, Tompkins’ Science Olympiad team competed at the 10th annual Cy-Falls Invitational.

The meet was a state preview for the top Texas teams of the previous year, which included our team. All three teams taken to the meet finished in the top 10 out of 41 teams. The school team is ranked third overall, bringing them closer to being in the state’s top two, which could qualify them to attend national meets.

The results are below:


4th Place: Lucy Chen, Matthew Vargas

Disease Detectives

1st Place: Dat Nguyen, Tanvi Jadhav


4th Place: Alex Wang, Viraaj Punia

Experimental Design

3rd Place: Dat Nguyen, Parisa Jesudansen, Tanvi Jadhav

Invasive Species

4th Place: Kalyanee Nanaware, Nishanth Napa


1st Place: Lucy Chen, Dat Nguyen

3rd Place: Alex Schmidt, Kevin Yao

Remote Sensing

2nd Place: Alex Wang, Steven Yao

3rd Place: Isha Borkar, Varsha Kumar

Rocks and Minerals

3rd Place: Lucy Chen, Cara Williams

Picture This

1st Place: Neel Bhobe, Viraaj Punia

2nd Place: Kalyanee Nanaware, Ridwana Islam

4th Place: Katherine Li, Gary Wang

We’ve Got Your Number

1st Place: Neel Bhobe, Viraaj Punia

Congratulations to our falcons!