West Ottawa High School
|West Ottawa High School at a glance|
|Member of SO since||2000|
|Best finish, regionals||2nd, 2005-2006, 2008, 2010-2011|
|Best finish, state||1st, 2005|
|Best finish, nationals||13th, 2006|
West Ottawa High School is a Division C school located in Michigan's Region 12. West Ottawa started Science Olympiad in 2000 and is now one of the strongest teams in the state. They also host the annual West Ottawa Invitational for Division C.
West Ottawa High School struggled in its first several years of Science Olympiad in the early 2000s. However, they saw extraordinary improvement as they gained more experience (and members). Now West Ottawa has placed in the top 10 at the Michigan State Tournament for the past thirteen years, including being the State Champion in 2005. West Ottawa has also represented Michigan at the National Tournament five times, most recently in 2011.