User:TheChiScientist

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TheChiScientist is a member of the 2018 Crystal Lake Central High School Science Olympiad team. He has been a part of Crystal Lake Central Science Olympiad since 2015, when he was on the school's team.

TheChiScientist's Accomplishments
Number of years competing 3
Total medals/ribbons 21
Invitational medals/ribbons 13
Regional medals/ribbons 5
State medals/ribbons 3
Crystal Lake Central's Mascot. CLC LETS GO!


CLC TheChiScientist attends Crystal Lake Central High School.



Results

2015-16

Event Illinois Regionals (Harper) Illinois State Competition
Bridge Building 3rd DNP
Wright Stuff 3rd DNP
Hovercraft DNP 2nd






2016-17

Event Illinois Regionals (Harper) Illinois State Competition
Experimental Design 3rd DNP
Write It Do It 10th DNP
Hovercraft 5th DNP
Geocaching DNP 2nd







2017-18

Event Illinois Regionals (College of DuPage) Illinois State Competition
Experimental Design 4th 6th
Thermodynamics 1st 1st





Key

Color Event Placings
= 1st
= 2nd
= 3rd
= 4th to 6th
= Did Not Participate (DNP)
= Other Placings









Years

2016

In the 2015-2016 season, I started my very first year as an Olympian. I had always wanted to do it in Division B but never had the chance. Unfortunately for me, I was quite clueless but even then I soon fell in love with Science Olympiad. I ended up in one event due to my cluelessness but it worked out in the end as I got very good at the art of balsawood building. Soon after regionals, the state tournament is upon us and I get picked to do Hovercraft as a trial event. I get the 2nd place medal by some miracle.

Illinois Regionals (Harper)

Bronze TheChiScientist has received a Bronze medal in Bridge Building at Illinois Regionals (Harper).
Bronze TheChiScientist has received a Bronze medal in Wright Stuff at Illinois Regionals (Harper).




State arrived and I was ecstatic as I was competing in my first ever state competition! I worked as hard as I could in my only event and somehow with the help of my partner we got 2nd place. You can imagine my shock when that happened but I will take it.

Illinois State Competition

Silver TheChiScientist has received a Silver medal in Hovercraft at Illinois State Competition.



2017

For the 2016-2017 season, I was determined to make the varsity. It started out with me picking Hovercraft and Experimental Design originally and then expanding to WIDI. After quite a few invitationals I saw how things played out and I miss out on my bid for varsity. Soon comes regionals and I have technical malfunctions costing me my Hovercraft medal. But soon comes along state and I got picked to do Thermodynamics and Geocaching as my events.

Illinois Regionals (Harper)

Bronze TheChiScientist has received a Bronze medal in Experimental Design at Illinois Regionals (Harper).
5th TheChiScientist has received a 5th place medal in Hovercraft at Illinois Regionals (Harper).
10th TheChiScientist has received a 10th place medal in Write It Do It at Illinois Regionals (Harper).




State arrived and I learned that 5 of our best team members were choosing prom over State. Yikes. Our score tanked to 16th that year but in my events, I got 2nd in Geocaching. No idea how but I'll take it. Then Thermodynamics got 8th place. After this, I felt confident in the next year for making Varsity so I started planing soon after.

Illinois State Competition

Silver TheChiScientist has received a Silver medal in Geocaching at Illinois State Competition.
8th TheChiScientist has received a 8th place medal in Thermodynamics at Illinois State Competition.



2018

This year I wanted to take on varsity so I took on Hovercraft, Thermodynamics, and Experimental Design. Later in the year, I decided to drop Hovercraft as it wasn't working out for me but soon after that, I thrived in Thermodynamics and Experimental Design thanks to brilliant partners. Then regionals came around and I was nervous as we got placed in one of the most aggressive regionals in the state! College of DuPage was home to Hinsdale Central High School, Naperville Central High School, and Naperville North High School and these teams are not to be taken lightly. Fortunately, we beat out Hinsdale Central by 3 points and take a 2nd place bid. As for my events, I got 1st in thermodynamics and 4th in Experimental design which was well within my goals for this regionals. I was a happy man.

Illinois Regionals (DuPage)

Gold TheChiScientist has received a Gold medal in Thermodynamics at Illinois Regionals (DuPage).
4th TheChiScientist has received a 4th place medal in Experimental Design at Illinois Regionals (DuPage).




State arrived and I was hoping to medal in all my events. After spending hours calibrating my thermo box and doing 5+ practice experimentals with my partners I was ready. Day of the competition things go mainly to plan but I screwed up some simple stuff. I thought that was the end of my state medal streak. Little did I know that the streak was not over but it was continued when I got a first in thermodynamics and 6th in Exp Design. I was shocked by the results once again but I will take my wins with pride.

Illinois State Competition

Gold TheChiScientist has received a Gold medal in Thermodynamics at Illinois State Competition.
6th TheChiScientist has received a 6th place medal in Experimental Design at Illinois State Competition.




Event Affinity

I have done (or at least attempted) a lot of events. Here is a complete listing.

Now, whether I liked them or not was another situation. This is a list of my top 5 favorite events. You might notice that most of them are Engineering/Physics related:

  1. Thermodynamics
  2. Bridge Building
  3. Experimental Design
  4. Hovercraft
  5. Fermi Questions

Free time

(^That's assuming I have any. :P)

I am an active online gamer and here are some of the games I play very frequently.

  • FIFA18 PS3
  • Need for Speed Most Wanted(2012) PS3
  • Clash Royale
  • Clash of Clans
  • CS:GO
  • SimCity Buildit (mobile)

If you ever wanna game with me, just shoot me a PM.

I also Coin Collect, Play/Watch Soccer, Watch TV.

Favorite TV shows currently

  1. Scorpion
  2. Designated Survivor
  3. Battlebots
  4. Macgyver(current)
  5. S.W.A.T
  6. N.C.I.S (All)

^Mainly CBS and ABC shows.

Guides

(Coming soon)

Bridge Building for Dummies

Hovercraft Building for Dummies