NOAA Dynamic Planet and Meteorology Award winners at Science Olympiad

Science Olympiad offsite link is an international nonprofit organization devoted to improving the quality of science education, increasing student interest in science and providing recognition for outstanding achievement in science education by both students and teachers. NOAA’s Office of Education supports the Meteorology (Division B) and Dynamic Planet (Divisions B and C) events within the Science Olympiad National Tournament and has done so since 2012.

Our 2022 winners:

Winners of the middle school (Division B) Meteorology competition

A group of students wearing their school colors (red and black) stand in front of a large Science Olympiad Caltech banner.
Sierra Vista Middle School in Irvine, California, won the Meteorology - Division B Event at the 2022 Science Olympiad National Tournament. (Courtesy of Science Olympiad)
  • 1st place – Sierra Vista Middle School (California)
  • 2nd place – Kennedy Middle School (California)
  • 3rd place – Slauson Middle School (Michigan)
  • 4th place – Timberline Middle School (Washington)
  • 5th place – Jonas Clarke Middle School (Massachusetts)
  • 6th place – The Bay Academy (New York)

Winners of the middle school (Division B) Dynamic Planet competition

A group of students stand outside in school t-shirts while holding a sign that reads "John F. Kennedy Middle School Cupertino."
Kennedy Middle School in Cupertino, California, won the Dynamic Planet - Division B Event at the 2022 Science Olympiad National Tournament. (Courtesy of Science Olympiad)
  • 1st place – Kennedy Middle School (California)
  • 2nd place – Iolani School (Hawaii)
  • 3rd place – Beckendorff Junior High School (Texas)
  • 4th place – Sierra Vista Middle School (California)
  • 5th place – Slauson Middle School (Michigan)
  • 6th place – Clarksville Middle School (Maryland)

Winners of the high school (Division C) Dynamic Planet competition

A group of students stand outside their school while holding a sign that reads "TSSO Tesla STEM Science Olympiad Nats 2022."
Tesla STEM High School in Redmond, Washington, won the Dynamic Planet - Division C Event at the 2022 Science Olympiad National Tournament. (Courtesy of Science Olympiad)
  • 1st place – Tesla STEM High School (Washington)
  • 2nd place – Adlai E. Stevenson High School (Illinois)
  • 3rd place – Mountain View High School (California)
  • 4th place – Harriton High School (Pennsylvania)
  • 5th place – Carmel High School (Indiana)
  • 6th place – Mason High School (Ohio)
2021 winners

2021 Science Olympiad National Tournament winners

A group of students stand in front of their school with a banner and pom-poms.
Daniel Wright Middle School in Illinois won the Dynamic Planet Division B Event at the 2021 Science Olympiad National Tournament. (Daniel Wright Middle School, courtesy of Science Olympiad)

Winners of the middle school (Division B) Meteorology competition

  • 1st place – Community Middle School (New Jersey)
  • 2nd place – Fulton Science Academy (Georgia)
  • 3rd place – Cedar Springs Homeschool (Tennessee)
  • 4th place – Jeffrey Trail Middle School (California)
  • 5th place – Daniel Wright Junior High School (Illinois)
  • 6th place – Kennedy Middle School (California)

Winners of the middle school (Division B) Dynamic Planet competition

  • 1st place – Daniel Wright Junior High School (Illinois)
  • 2nd place – Beckendorff Junior High School (Texas)
  • 3rd place – Timberline Middle School (Washington)
  • 4th place – Redmond Middle School (Washington)
  • 5th place – Homeschool Science Colorado (Colorado)
  • 6th place – Solon Middle School (Ohio)

Winners of the high school (Division C) Dynamic Planet competition

  • 1st place – Ladue Horton Watkins High School (Missouri)
  • 2nd place – West Windsor Plainsboro South (New Jersey)
  • 3rd place – Great Neck South High School (New York)
  • 4th place – Adlai E. Stevenson High School (Illinois)
  • 5th place – Seven Lakes High School (Texas)
  • 6th place – Carmel High School (Indiana)
2019 winners

2019 Science Olympiad National Tournament winners

Winners of the Meteorology Division B (middle school) competition at the 2019 Science Olympiad hosted at Cornell University.
Winners of the Meteorology Division B (middle school) competition at the 2019 Science Olympiad hosted at Cornell University. (Science Olympiad)

Winners of the middle school (Division B) Meteorology competition

  • 1st place – Highlands Intermediate School (Hawaii)
  • 2nd place – Kraemer Middle School (California)
  • 3rd place – Community Middle School (New Jersey)
  • 4th place – Kennedy Middle School (California)
  • 5th place – Marie Murphy School (Illinois)
  • 6th place – Paul J. Gelinas Junior High School (New York)

Winners of the middle school (Division B) Dynamic Planet competition

  • 1st place – Daniel Wright Junior High School (Illinois)
  • 2nd place – Kraemer Middle School (California)
  • 3rd place – Beckendorff Junior High School (Texas)
  • 4th place – North Bethesda Middle School (Maryland)
  • 5th place – Bedford Middle School (Connecticut)
  • 6th place – Lakeshore Middle School (Michigan)

Winners of the high school (Division C) Dynamic Planet competition

  • 1st place – New Trier High School (Illinois)
  • 2nd place – Columbia High School (New York)
  • 3rd place – Mira Loma High School (California)
  • 4th place – Adlai E. Stevenson High School (Illinois)
  • 5th place – Acton-Boxborough Regional (Massachusetts)
  • 6th place – Blue Valley North High School (Kansas)
2017 and 2018 winners

2018 Science Olympiad National Tournament winners

Winning teams of the middle school meteorology competition at the 2018 Science Olympiad in Fort Collins, Colorado.
Winning teams of the middle school meteorology competition at the 2018 Science Olympiad in Fort Collins, Colorado. (Science Olympiad)

Winners of the middle school (Division B) Meteorology competition

  • 1st place – Dodgen Middle School (Georgia)
  • 2nd place – Daniel Wright Junior High School (Illinois)
  • 3rd place – Evergreen Middle School (Washington)
  • 4th place – Kennedy Middle School (California)
  • 5th place – Longfellow Middle School (Virginia)
  • 6th place – Slauson Middle School (Michigan)

Winners of the high school remote sensing competition

  • 1st place – Seven Lakes High School (Texas)
  • 2nd place – Grand Haven High School (Michigan)
  • 3rd place – Mason High School (Ohio)
  • 4th place – Harriton High School (Pennsylvania)
  • 5th place – West Windsor-Plainsboro High School North (New Jersey)
  • 6th place – Mira Loma High School (California)

2017 Science Olympiad National Tournament winners

Winners of the 2017 Science Olympiad National Tournament.
Winners of the 2017 Science Olympiad National Tournament. (Science Olympiad)

Winners of the middle school (Division B) Meteorology competition

  • 1st place – Beckendorff Junior High School (Texas)
  • 2nd place – Meads Mill Middle School (Michigan)
  • 3rd place – Eagle Hill (New York)
  • 4th place – Paul J Gelinas Junior High School (New York)
  • 5th place – Piedmont IB Middle School (North Carolina)
  • 6th place – Baker Middle School (Michigan)