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April 2012 News Releases

Winners named in Washburn University Chemistry Day competition

Forty-eight top students from six area high schools competed and enjoyed a variety of events at the 2012 Chemistry Day staged recently at Washburn University.

Students competed in an examination prepared from the American Chemical Society National Test Bank and in The Chemathon, the Chemistry Quiz Bowl. Washburn students also demonstrated various scientific instruments used in chemical analysis.

Top performers in the ACS examination were:

First place: Gabe Bergman, Concordia High

Second place: Andrew Doyle, Hayden High

 Third place: Emmanuel Opoku, Highland Park High

 Fourth place: Austin Krug, Topeka West High

Fifth place: Cody Schmitz, Concordia High and Matt Rogers, Topeka West High (tie)

The team representing Concordia High won first and second place awards in the chemistry quiz bowl, Chemathon. Third place honors went to the team from Hayden High and the Topeka West High team placed fifth.


Dena Anson, (785) 670-1711