Student Shines in State Science and Business Competitions
During the course of just one week, Division Avenue High School junior Brandon Smith competed in the New York Science Olympiad C Division State Tournament at Le Moyne College and the New York DECA State Career Conference in Rochester, earning medals in both.
Working with his Science Olympiad partner Rosepreet Batth, the two placed seventh in the New York State tournament for the event "Write It Do It." With this award, the students helped Division Avenue's Science Olympiad team take home a total of three medals in the competition, finishing 33 out of over 440 teams in the state.
Smith also participated in the NY DECA State Career Conference with his team where he won an impressive three medals in the category of Human Resource Management. He also qualified to attend the DECA International Career Development Conference in Atlanta,Georgia from April 21-24.