Congratulations to the S/H Middle School Academic Games team for finishing 1st Place overall in the Academy of Our Lady Academic Games on Saturday, Dec. 1. Team members included 5th Graders Nicolas Aldana, Charlie Benoit and Harrison Turner; 6th Graders Luke Balhoff, John Baumgarten, Ryan Kane, Connor LaCour, Sean Maher, and Mack Thomas; and 7th Graders Parker Alig, Mason Becker, Walker Brown, John Calhoun, Degan Dansereau, Will Gibbens, Quinn Rosenstein, Charlie Varisco, and PJ Varisco.
This is the fifth consecutive year that our Middle School Academic Games Team has brought home the 1st place trophy from AOL’s Games and our sixth 1st place finish since our first year competing in 2011.
Our team members received medals in 18 of the 19 events.
Ist Place in the following events:
Anatomy and Physiology - Connor LaCour '20 and Mack Thomas '20
SI Units - John Baumgarten '20 and Mason Becker '19
Solve for X - Nicolas Aldana '21 and Charlie Varisco '19
Botany - Ryan Kane '20 and PJ Varisco '19
Geography - Will Gibbens '19 and Charlie Varisco '19
Literary Devices - Mason Becker '19 and John Calhoun '19
Pentathlon - Parker Alig '19, Will Gibbens '19, Quinn Rosenstein '19, Charlie Varisco '19, and PJ Varisco '19
2nd Place in the following events:
Spelling - Parker Alig '19 and Harrison Turner '21
Graph It - John Calhoun '19 and Quinn Rosenstein '19
World Wars - Luke Balhoff '20 and Sean Maher '20
Draw It Out - Parker Alig '19, Quinn Rosenstein '19, and Walker Brown '19
Grammar Patrol - Charlie Benoit '21 and Degan Dansereau '19
Science Lab - Connor LaCour '20 and Mack Thomas '20
Fractionator - Luke Balhoff '20 and Ryan Kane '20
3rd Place in the following events:
Geometry - Mason Becker '19 and Degan Dansereau '19
Mythology - PJ Varisco '19 and Will Gibbens '19
Math Speed Test - John Baumgarten '20 and Sean Maher '20
Reading Comprehension - Charlie Benoit '21 and Harrison Turner '21