Blackburn assistant director of Olympiad tournament

Published 9:35 am Monday, March 11, 2013

Tiffany Blackburn, a resident of Mill Spring and 2010 Polk County High School graduate, competed in Science Olympiad competitions for seven years (with the Polk Central Middle, Polk County Middle and Polk County High School teams).

Now a first semester senior at Wake Forest University, Blackburn recently served as the assistant director of Winston Salem’s regional Science Olympiad tournament.

In the tournament, which occurred Saturday, March 2, Blackburn used her experience as a Science Olympiad competitor to help organize the event and handle conflicts as they arose.

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At the end of the day, she was the person chosen to hand out the medals and trophies to the winning individuals and teams.

– article submitted by Jessica Blackburn