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Zyzzyva980's Accomplishments
Number of years in Science Olympiad 5
Number of invitational medals 33
Number of Regional Medals 20
Number of state Medals 19
Number of National medals 1

Zyzzyva98 joined the scioly.org community in November of 2009, and quickly became a frequent user. He participated in Kansas for five years. Over the course of his career, he has won at least 73 medals en route to helping his team to its first ever national tournament berth in 2012. The pinnacle achievement of his career was his second place finish in Sounds of Music at the 2012 National Tournament.

He now goes to college at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa, where he studies News/Internet Journalism. He still maintains his position as site administrator despite his graduation, and frequents the forums and wiki often.

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2012 Events

Results

2012 Results

Event Southland* Greenhill Excelsior Springs* Northland Thunder* Kapaun Regionals State Nationals
Astronomy DNP 8 DNP 8 DNP 7 5 4 20
Experimental Design DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP 2 19
Fermi Questions DNP DNP DNP >10 DNP 5 DNP DNP DNP
Optics DNP 4 DNP 7 DNP DNP 1 2 31
Remote Sensing DNP 5 DNP 5 DNP 2 1 5 13
Sounds of Music DNP 5 DNP DNP DNP 4 2 1 2
Write It Do It DNP DNP DNP >10 DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP

*Did not go to tournament with the team (Debate)

2011 Results

Event Southland Northland St. James Regionals State
Experimental Design
2
9 DNP 3 2
Optics DNP 5 >10 10 9
Remote Sensing 5 3 3 2 10
Sounds of Music 2 DNP 3 2 1
Write It Do It 1 3 3 9 >10

Events

zyzzyva980 has participated- and medalled in- each of the following events:


In addition, zyzzyva980 had a very successful 2010 season, medaling in all six of his events at both regional and state competitions.

Highest Placement

The following are zyzzyva98's highest placements in each of his events:

  • Sounds of Music - National Runner-Up 2012
    • State champion 2011 & 2012
  • Compute This - State champion 2009 & 2010
  • Trajectory - State champion 2009
  • Road Scholar - State champion 2010
  • Experimental Design - 2nd Place @ State 2011 & 2012
  • Optics - 2nd Place @ State 2012
  • Meteorology - 2nd Place @ State 2010
  • Dynamic Planet - 3rd Place @ State 2010
  • Astronomy - 4th Place @ State 2012
  • Shock Value - 1st Place @ Regionals 2010
  • Remote Sensing - 1st Place @ Regionals 2012
  • Pentathlon - 6th Place @ Regionals 2010
  • Write It Do It - 1st Place @ Southland 2011
  • Fermi Questions - 5th Place @ Kapaun 2012