Posted Date: 03/10/2023
Olney Junior High TMSCA represented well Saturday, March 4th when they attended the Texas Math and Science Coaches Association Regional Meet in Azle. In this Regional meet, students were able to qualify for the state competition by earning a predetermined score, by placing as one of the top three individuals by classification by grade level, or by being on one of the top two teams on any or all of 4 contests: Number Sense, Calculator Applications, Mathematics, and Science.
OJH brought home the top team awards in all four events for 2A schools and the Sweepstakes award, earning more cumulative points than several 5A and 6A schools. Sophie Roach earned "Top Gun" for 2A competitors placing 1st in Number Sense, 1st in Calculator Applications, 1st in Mathematics, and 2nd in Science. Tucker Cortinez and Mackenzie Berngen were added to the list of State competitors. Olney Junior High will take 28 competitors to the State meet in San Antonio April 1, 2023. The team is coached by Ms Rhonda Geter and Dr. Greg Roach.
OJH Sweepstakes Team includes - Kendall Bailey, Ben Baran, Mackenzie Berngen, Jett Brock, Kane Brock, Jasmine Bryan, Braelyn Casteel, Darla Castillo, Tucker Cortinez, Richard Elizondo, Aubree Englishbee, Jacobi Esquivel, Pedro Gonzalez, Shaine Grard, Gannon Guy, Oaklan Hopkins, Grace Jeske, Colby Johnson, Marlee Lane, Jaxxon Laurent, Samuel Lee, Adrian Melchor, Crayton Nash, Jordynn Petty, Victoria Pint, Bennett Powers, Sophie Roach, Odin Savard, AJ Solano, Jackson Spurlock, Ava Stewart, Foster Sullivan, Harris Sullivan, tag-along Trey Geter and mascot Harold the potato.