Bay Springs Middle School's Science Olympiad Team Wins Second Place

Jan 23 2017

Bay Springs Middle School’s inaugural Science Olympiad Team competed on Saturday, January 21, 2017 in their first invitational meet. Science Olympiad is a  team competition in which students compete in 'events' pertaining to various scientific disciplines, including earth science, biology, chemistry, physics, and engineering.

The team competed against the 48 other teams at Dodgen Middle School in Cobb County from 5 different states. Team members Zachary Burns and Owen Haynes competed in the Optics event which is an activity involving positioning mirrors to direct a laser beam towards a target. Zach and Owen were also to be tested on their knowledge of geometric and physical optics. These two students placed second among all of the competitors in this area.