Hard Work, Countless Awards, Overton Academic Clubs Show Out

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Overton’s Academic Clubs Show

Their Hard Work through Countless Awards

Science Olympiad

The Science Olympiad is an international nonprofit organization devoted to improving the quality of science education, increasing student interest in science and providing recognition for outstanding achievement in science education by both students and teachers. There are multiple events in earth science, biology, chemistry, physics, engineering, computers and technology that follow the format of popular board games, TV shows, and athletic games.

Over the last two weekends, Overton’s Science Olympiad have been competing in invitationals, and did well in both. Overton’s A team place 5th overall which is a huge achievement compared to previous years,

Hixon Invitationals:

Anatomy and Physiology: 2nd place Baren and Mishgan

Astronomy: 1st place Devin and Julia

Chemistry Lab: 1st place Julie and Shun and 2nd place Vy and Jasmine

Disease Detectives: 1st place Connie and Baren

Dynamic Planet: 3rd place Carina and Ryan

Ecology: 1st place Kayla and Mishgan

Experimental Design: 1st place Julie, Krupa, and Megan

Forensics: 1st place Kayla and Megan and 2nd place Vy and Taylor

Game On: 2nd place Jimmy and Afua

Helicopter: 1st place Nancy and 3rd place Shun and Matthew

Hydrogeology: 2nd place Baren and Carina

Invasive Species: 1st place Kayla and Ryan

Material Science: 1st place Julie and Quyen

Microbe Mission: 3rd place Mishgan and Megan

Optics: 3rd place Connie and Matthew

Robot Arm: 3rd place Shun and Pablo

Rocks and Minerals: 1st place Carina and Krupa

Towers: 2nd place Afua and Quyen

Wind Power: 3rd place Jennifer

Write it Do it: 2nd place Julie and Kayla


Health Occupation Students of America (HOSA) is a national student organization endorsed by the U.S. Department of Education and the Health Science Education Division of ACTE. HOSA provides a unique program of leadership development, motivation, and recognition exclusively for secondary, postsecondary, adult, and collegiate students enrolled in HSE programs. HOSA is 100% health care!



HOSA’s two-fold mission is to promote career opportunities in the health care industry and to enhance the delivery of quality health care to all people.

Overton Winners

Fourteen out of sixteen of Overton’s competitors placed in regionals and are heading to state competition.


from 2016 HOSA Regional Competition

1st Place

Home Health Aide-Si Tum

Physical Therapy-Mishgan Afzali

Biomedical Laboratory Science- Zepher Barber

2nd Place:

Extemporaneous Writing- Maleny Del Angel

Sports Medicine-Mehul Asthana

Life Support Skills- Abigail Dodd

3rd Place:

Forensic Science-Alexandra Ralston/Esmeralda Ramirez

CPR/First Aid-Eritrea Negussie/Fanual Berhe

Dental Terminology-Mariam Harkem

4th Place:

Interviewing Skills- Tyler Tate

Nutrition-Jennifer Calles

Prepared Speaking- Ruth Nwozo

5th Place:

Health Education-Pau Khai/Muhammad Habib

Pharmacology-Karen Lima



The Technology Student Association (TSA) is a national, non-profit organization of middle and high school students who are engaged in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Since TSA was chartered in 1978, almost 4,000,000 student members have participated through challenging competitions, leadership opportunities, and community service.


The Technology Student Association fosters personal growth, leadership, and opportunities in technology, innovation, design, and engineering. Members apply and integrate science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) concepts through co-curricular activities, competitions and related programs.

Overton Winners

Peyton – 1st place in dragster design
Hamzah- fastest dragster
Tina and Julie- 1st place in children’s story
Amy and Nancy- 2nd place in structural design
Emma- 3rd place in prepared presentation
Derrick and Mark- 3rd place in problem solving



DECA district winners qualifying for state 

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Anna Ahmad
won 2nd place for Hospitality & Tourism Professional Selling.

Braxton Coleman won 3rd place for Principles of Hospitality & Tourism.

Dalia and Nicole won 5th place for Travel & Tourism Marketing Team Decision Making.

David Kee won 8th place for Principles of Marketing.

David Lessard tied in 8th place with Beech High School for Hotel & Lodging Management.

Hozan Dosky won 3rd place for Professional Selling Event.

Markese Holmes-Yarbrough won 9th place for Principles of Business Management & Administration.

Nancy Hoang won 6th place for Quick Service Restaurant Management.

Ryan Brewer won 7th place for Financial Consulting Event.

Tyler Tate and Melissa Landerverde won 1st place for Marketing Management Team Decision Making.

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