LOS ANGELES–The Armenian Engineers and Scientists of America (AESA) will hold its 4th annual Science Olympiad on Sunday March 13–at Ribet Academy in Los Angeles.
Last year–120 participants from 9 schools throughout Los Angeles County met in competition and 24 winners were recognized for their outstanding achievement.
The Science Olympiad is open to all Armenian students at the middle and high school levels from Armenian and non-Armenian schools–and organized into three categories: Biological Science–Physical Science–and Engineering. Each category and level includes first–second and third place and honorable mention for monetary awards of $500–$250–$100–and $50 respectively. This year–all participants who win the first and second place of the California State Science fair in May 2005 will be eligible for an additional $500 and $200 special awards.
Distinguished scientists and engineers–as well as veterans of California State and Los Angeles Country Science Fairs will be returning this year to judge the AESA Science Olympiad. Qualified personnel who are interested in becoming a judge for the first time are welcome to apply.
Applications for both students and judges can be requested by calling (818) 662-0264 or downloaded from the AESA website at www.AESA.org.