2023 Local Section Results U.S. National Chemsitry Olympiad
On Saturday, April 15, 2023, seven local high school students took the US National Chemistry Olympiad Exam at Vassar College. The exam consisted of a multiple choice test, a written problem solving examination and a hands-on lab practical. Congratulations to the students and to the local teachers that facilitated participation; the teachers include John Kay at Kingston High School, Leah Miller at John Jay High School, Hopewell Jct, Lu Lu at Northern Academy of the Arts, Middletown, and Jason Pavlich at Red Hook Central High School. Many thanks to the Mid-Hudson Local Section volunteers Prof. Joe Tanski, USNCO Coordinator, for organizing, Prof. Anita Kusmierska-Gomez, Vassar College, for preparing the lab practical, and Joan Skinner and Linda Ferraro for administrative support.
Students from left to right: Lisa Vargas-Hubner (Kingston High School); Arnav Mishra (John Jay High School, Hopewell Jct); Nash Pillai (John Jay High School, Hopewell Jct); Zachary Seery (Kingston High School); Brian Li (Northern Academy of the Arts, Middletown); Brandon Juran (Red Hook Central High School); Ryan Very (Red Hook Central High School)