West Ottawa High School

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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.

Results History

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.

Year Regionals States Nationals
2000 19th - -
2001 19th - -
2002 13th - -
2003 5th 26th -
2004 4th 2nd 16th
2005 2nd 1st 15th
2006 2nd 2nd 13th
2007 3rd 4th -
2008 2nd 3rd -
2009 4th 4th -
2010 2nd 2nd 17th
2011 2nd 2nd 22nd
2012 5th 7th -
2013 4th 10th -
2014 4th 8th -
2015 3rd 7th -
2016 3rd (111) 6th -
2017 3rd (143) 10th -
2018 3rd 18th -
2019 7th 11th -