Morenci’s fourth grade team placed second in the 2012 Tri-County Science Olympiad at Siena Heights University. The third grade team came in fourth.
Morenci’s third grade team produced two first-place scores among the eight events. The Science Jeopardy team of Kyleigh Tompkins and Kim Stretch, along with the Clay Boats team of Aiden Dominique and Nolan Pummell, each finished on top.
Other third grade participants were Casey Craig, Carollynn Davis, Katie Amos, Ellie Price, Kyle Hudson, Brennan Osborne, Jon Lampson and Jacob Spradlin.
Teachers Kelly Bush and Robin Borton served as coaches.
The fourth grade team finished with five second-place finishes.
Team members were John Dominique, Thomas Spencer, Omar Cortes-Otero, Connor Easter, Larkyn Swimmer, Riley Haas, Gregory Moore, Walker Whitehouse, Olivia Foster, Haylee Valentine, Riley Williams and Madisyn Jarrell.
Beth Wright and Natalie Zuvers served as coaches.