BY GABE LICHT
ST. PAUL, MN Delano High School’s Science Olympiad team not only made it to the state tournament, but also placed third in the small school division.
Lucius LaFramboise and Dylan Grengs took eighth place in wind power. Grengs and Mathias Goebel also took eighth place in rocks and minerals. Carissa Rootes and Mathea Schafer took ninth place in forensics.
A total of 33 teams competed at the event, which took place March 4 at Bethel University.
To get to state, the team finished fifth at the Feb. 4 regional competition at Minnetonka High School.
At that event, several duos finished third in their respective categories: Stephanie Almquist and Allie Bunker in invasive species; Katie Drewlow and Grant Hellmich in remote sensing; LaFramboise and Grengs in wind power; LaFramboise and Tyson Lubben in “Write It, Do It.”