Students Earn Top Marks At Science Olympiad

  The Oldfield middle schoolers who participated in the Science Olympiad, top and bottom rows, from left: Jacob Costa, Guantian Tao, Chris Costa, Matthew Prietto and Alison Ryan. They’re pictured with science teachers Karen Fisher, left, and Brittany Lovett, right.   (Photo/Harborfields schools)

The Oldfield middle schoolers who participated in the Science Olympiad, top and bottom rows, from left: Jacob Costa, Guantian Tao, Chris Costa, Matthew Prietto and Alison Ryan. They’re pictured with science teachers Karen Fisher, left, and Brittany Lovett, right. (Photo/Harborfields schools)

A group of students from Oldfield Middle School recently earned top scores in the national Science Olympiad.

Competing in the annual science trivia competition against middle schoolers from across the country, the sixth-graders placed third overall. Matthew Prieto placed first overall individually in the nation, and Guantian Tao placed first in the Earth Science category. Tied for second place in Earth Science were Alison Ryan, Chris Costa and Jacob Siegel.