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Minot State University hosting Science Olympiad

The Division of Science is hosting a regional Science Olympiad March 14 on the Minot State University campus from 8:30 a.m. until 4 p.m. Middle school and high students from area schools will participate. Team registration is in Ann Nicole Nelson Hall at 8 a.m.

“Minot State’s Science Olympiad is one of five regional events in North Dakota, and the winners advance to state competition in April,” said Robert Crackel, MSU chemistry associate professor and Science Olympiad regional coordinator.

To date, 10 B-division teams and 13 C-division teams have signed up. Twenty sessions are planned for each group. The schools include Bishop Ryan Catholic School, Des Lacs Burlington Elementary, Des Lacs Burlington High School, Drake-Anamoose High School, Erik Ramstad, Garrison High School, Glenburn Public School, Jim Hill Middle School, Leeds School, Minot High-Magic City Campus, Minot High-Central Campus, Nedrose Middle School, Nedrose High School, Rugby High School, Surrey High School and Velva Public School.

For questions, contact Crackel at 858-3852 or or JoAnn Schapp, Bishop Ryan Catholic School science teacher and Science Olympiad regional coordinator, at


Published: 02/25/16

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