Chemistry Team Takes First Place at Washburn University
On April 7th, eight CHS students traveled to Washburn University to participate in a chemistry competition. The Concordia students competed against 8 other teams, all from Topeka schools, with a total of 46 students competing. In a Chemistry Quiz Bowl format, the team of Siri McGuire, Blake Michaud, Heather Letourneau, and Christa Deneault placed 1st and the team of Slater Champlin, Gabe Bergmann, Paige Evans, and James Remley placed 3rd. In the individual written test, Slater Champlin and Blake Michaud tied for 3rd and Gabe Bergmann placed 5th.
The day included a tour of the Washburn campus, chemistry instrumentation demonstrations, and lunch provided by the university. An awards ceremony, where students received medals and ribbons, closed out the day.