Grand Haven High School

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Grand Haven High School at a glance
Member of SO since 1986
Best finish, regionals 1st, 2015 (Most Recent Time)
Best finish, state 1st, 2014 (Most Recent Time)
Best finish, nationals 1st, 1993-1994, 1997


Grand Haven High School, located in Grand Haven, Michigan, has been a national contender since 1991. The team competes in Division C and has placed consistently at the regional, state, and national level.

Grand Haven can claim three national titles, which they won in a span of five years.

Results History

Grand Haven High School Results History
Year Regional Points State Points National Points
1986 1st 8th - -
1987 4th 15th - -
1988 2nd 8th - -
1989 2nd 3rd - -
1990 1st 9th - -
1991 1st 3931 2nd 3151 10th 781
1992 1st 4171 2nd 3161 8th 751
1993 1st 4111 2nd 2851 1st 1061
1994 1st 4261 2nd 3411 1st 3451
1995 1st 4441 1st 3951 4th 3061
1996 1st 4351 1st 3691 2nd 3901
1997 1st 3881 1st 3861 1st 3671
1998 2nd 4111 2nd 3321 4th 6181
1999 1st 4351 1st 5471 4th 5751
2000 2nd 4191 1st 5561 6th 6251
2001 1st 104 2nd 245 9th 437
2002 1st 105 1st 223 9th 438
2003 1st 118 1st 196 12th 418
2004 3rd 101 1st 161 2nd 311
2005 1st 64 2nd 185 7th 397
2006 1st 68 1st 124 2nd 212
2007 1st 59 1st 118 3rd 251
2008 1st 67 1st 169 6th 321
2009 1st 98 1st 180 2nd 205
2010 1st 85 1st 116 2nd 212
2011 1st 432 1st 852 6th 293
2012 1st 66 1st 136 3rd 235
2013 1st 60 1st 159 11th 399
2014 1st 75 1st 120 9th 360
2015 1st 63 2nd 153 9th 342
1: Higher scores were more desirable at this competition
2: The event Sumo Bots was made a trial event

Achievements

  • Grand Haven High School's Science Olympiad program started in the 1986 season, making 2016 the 31st year of the program.
  • Grand Haven High School has won the National title three times; in 1993, 1994, and 1997.
    • Grand Haven's first National title, in 1993, was won by beating Irmo High School in an overall tiebreaker (three first places to two).
    • Despite winning the National title in 1993 and 1994, Grand Haven did not get its first state title until 1995.
    • Grand Haven currently has five National runner-up titles (1996, 2004, 2006, 2009, 2010), the most in the nation.
  • Since 1991, Grand Haven has attended every national tournament, coming to a total of twenty-five appearances at the National tournament.
  • Grand Haven High School has 17 state titles.
    • Grand Haven's longest streak of state champion titles is 9 years (2006-2014).
    • Grand Haven has never failed to qualify for the state tournament.
  • Grand Haven High School has won the Michigan Science Olympiad Region 12 Tournament twenty-four times.
    • Grand Haven's longest streak of regional titles is 11 years (2005-2015).