CHEMISTRY OLYMPIAD VIRTUAL BANQUET
Three Peninsula High students were recognized at the American Chemical Society (ACS) Chemistry Olympiad Local Education Virtual Banquet Award Night on Wednesday, May 27. Aksh Garg (ranked #2 in Southern California) and AP Chemistry student Akash Anand (ranked #9 in Southern California) both received awards for being among the best students in the Southern California Section. Aksh has been the top student from PVPHS two years in a row. Akash is also a part of ACS National Team and is ranked as one of the top 150 students in the country. Honors Chemistry student Sarah Cao won an award being the best first year chemistry student from PVPHS. PVPHS chemistry teacher/mentor Mrs. Paula Borstel also attended to honor all the students. Congratulation to all the students.
Chemistry Olympiad Competition is a way for the Section to locate and recognize high achieving students and mentor them in chemistry. The test is designed to test a student's knowledge of a wide variety of topics in chemistry. Congratulation to all the students!