Lindley Middle School’s Science Decathlon Team has earned an invitation to the National Science Decathlon Tournament on May 24, 2008 at the University of North Carolina. The National Science Decathlon is a hands-on science-based tournament, where teams of students work together in competitive challenges. Each Science Decathlon tournament is made up of ten Team Events and up to four Pilot Events which sport names like Bridge Breaking, Water Rocketry and Ick! Thyology for each division.
Lindley’s Four “N” Six(Forensics) team earned the Gold Medal 1st place finish at the East Coast Regional Competition. The team members were: Tiera Guinn and Maurice Montgomery. Our Geotrekker team won a bronze 3rd place finish. The team members were: Maurice Montgomery and Ben Milner.
The Lindley team consists of: Chris Coakley, Michael Fisher, Tiera Guinn, Shari King, Ben Milner, Maurice Montgomery and alternate Xavier Barr (Cooper Middle School). They are coached by Treva Barr, Marilyn Newsome, and Head Coach Allen Newsome. Lindley’s squad is the first Science Decathlon Team to represent Cobb County at the National Science Decathlon Tournament.