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USA Biolympiad Team Members Earn Medals at 2021 International Biology Olympiad Challenge II
2021 USA Biolympiad Team IBO Gold Medalists:
Judson Lam, Naperville North High School, Naperville, Illinois
Albert Zhang, North Hollywood High School, North Hollywood, California
2021 USA Biolympiad Team IBO Silver Medalists:
Derek Chen, Belmont High School, Belmont, Massachusetts
Greycen Ren, Adlai E. Stevenson High School, Lincolnshire, Illinois
"These students honored our country at the IBO competition,"
The IBO planned for 2021 in Lisbon, Portugal was canceled due to COVID-19. Instead of leaving national representatives without an opportunity for international competition, the hosts of IBO 2021 offered a virtual substitute for national winners to showcase their abilities and encounter new aspects of biology.
About Center for Excellence in Education
The Center for Excellence in Education (CEE) was founded in 1983 by the late Admiral H.G. Rickover and Joann P. DiGennaro, President of the Center. The Center's mission is to nurture high school and university scholars to careers of excellence and leadership in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, and to encourage collaboration between and among scientific and technological leaders in the global community. CEE sponsors the Research Science Institute (RSI), the USA Biolympiad (USABO), and the Teacher Enrichment Program (TEP). Visit CEE's website, https://www.cee.org.
About the USA Biolympiad
The Center for Excellence in Education developed and implemented the first-ever USA Biolympiad (USABO) in 2002 to train future leaders in the biological sciences. In 2004, the USA Biolympiad Team was awarded an unprecedented four gold medals in Brisbane, Australia, a feat accomplished for the first time in Biology Olympiad history. Now in its nineteenth year, the USABO continues to nurture young scholars to careers of excellence and leadership in science. Visit https://www.usabo-