Wrightsville Beach School students participated in the New Hanover County Schools Science Olympiad this year for the first time, taking home several awards.
The Olympiad was held May 10 at Ashley High School.
Fifth graders Amy Leister and Annika Karras (not pictured) won first place for Fossil Frenzy. Third graders Cameryn Freeman and Bella Ellison won third place for Sky Quest. Fourth grader Cooper Hyldahl and fifth grader Tab Taylor won first place for Junk Box Build Off. Fourth grader Cooper Hyldahl and fifth grader Evan Das won fourth place for Work It Out. Third graders Cameryn Freeman and Bella Ellison won fourth place for Weather Permitting. Other participants include Addison Fagan, Douglas Daniels, Ella King, Niccolo Caliva, Peyton Neatherly, Zoe Caliva and Morgan Hawthorne.