On April 10, New Trier Science Olympiad competed in the Illinois Science Olympiad Virtual State Tournament and won second place out of 59 schools, once again earning the opportunity to compete at the Science Olympiad National Competition hosted by Arizona State University on May 21-22.
On Saturday, March 6, New Trier Science Olympiad sent one Varsity and two JV teams to compete at the Oakton College Regional. Results were released on March 13. New Trier won 1st place in the Varsity category out of 11 teams with a strong score of 24 points. New Trier's Varsity Science Olympiad team and additional students competing in trial events will compete for one of two bids to Nationals at the State Competition at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign on April 10.
New Trier senior Alexandra Bardas was recently named one of the top 300 Scholars in the 80th Regeneron Science Talent Search-the nation's oldest and most prestigious science and mathematics competition for high school seniors. Scholars were selected from 1,760 students who entered from 611 high schools across 45 states, Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and 10 countries.