About Us

Welcome to Science Olympiad at Cornell’s website! We are an undergraduate organization at Cornell that is dedicated to improving and expanding the experience of high school students in Science Olympiad. Our activities include volunteering at local Science Olympiad competitions and organizing a high school invitational. The Cornell Science Olympiad Division C Invitationals were held on Saturday, January 24, 2015, February 6th, 2016, and December 3rd 2016. The inaugural Division B Invitational was held on February 4th, 2017.


NamePositionHigh SchoolFavorite EventsTriviaMajor
Annika GomezCo-President (2017-2018)

Director of Testing Events (2015-2017)
Illinois Math and Science Academy, ILForensics, Disease Detectives, Designer GenesFigure skates and is on the Cornell Synchronized Skating teamBiological Sciences 2018
Shahzaib SaleemCo-President (2017-2018)

Secretary/Webmaster (2016-2017)
Sewanhaka High School, NYDynamic Planet, Materials Science, Geologic Mapping, Write It Do ItIs a cricket fanatic—the sport, not the insectBiological Sciences 2019 Near Eastern Studies 2019
Alessandra TaboadaAdvisor for Executive Board (2017-2018)

Co-President (2016-2017)

Ambassador (2015-2016)
Townsend Harris High School, NYAnatomy & Physiology, Disease Detective, Cell Biology, Designer GenesAmbassador for a virtual women's health clinic mobile app; swimmerBiological Sciences 2018
Savvas PapadopoulosAdvisor for Executive Board (2017-2018)

Co-President (2016-2017)

Director of Building Events (2015-2016)
Division Avenue High School, NYGeoLogic Mapping, Compound Machines, Fermi Questions, Wright Stuff, Elastic Launched GliderKnows all the lines to My Big Fat Greek Wedding by heartCivil Engineering 2018
Shea BelskyAdvisor for Executive Board (2017-2018)

General Board Member (2016-2017)

Webmaster/Secretary (2015-2016)
Mahopac High School, NYGame On, Technical Problem SolvingCPR and First Aid certifiedInformation Science 2018
Noel Picinich Director of Building Events (2017-2018)Boca Raton Community High School, FLMission PossibleSour gummy worms are her weaknessComputer Science 2020
Winnie HoDirector of Testing Events (2017-2018)

Volunteer Coordinator (2016-2017)

General Board Member (2015-2016)
Syosset High School, NYAnatomy & Physiology, Cellular Biology, Designer Genes, Disease Detectives, & Protein ModelingHas more cats than friendsBiological Sciences 2019
Christel-Remy KuckVolunteer Coordinator (2017-2018)Kellenberg Memorial High School, NYEntomology, Invasive Species, Cell Biology, Experimental Design, OpticsHer Siri refers to her as ThorAnimal Science 2020
Rahul RambhatlaLogistics Director (2017-2018)Solon High School, OHForestryWhen someone tells him to go to his happy place, he drives to CostcoChemical Engineering 2020
Allison AlcottAmbassador (2016-2018)

Freshman Representative (2015-2016)
Fayetteville-Manlius High School, NYRocks and Minerals, Fossils, Bottle RocketWorked at a summer camp; thinks geology rocksEarth and Atmospheric Sciences 2018
Cindy ChenTreasurer (2016-2018)Temple City High School, CABungee Drop, Technical Problem SolvingNickname is The Human CalculatorMaterials Science and Engineering 2019
Megan SheSecretary/Webmaster (2017-2018)Pembroke Hill School, MODisease Detectives, Experimental Design, Anatomy & Physiology, Microbe MissionOxford comma aficionadoEnglish 2020