Lake Nona, Fla. (January 19, 2016) – On Saturday, January 16, 2016, hundreds of talented students competed in the Central Regional of the Florida Science Olympiad at Lake Nona High School. Schools were made up of teams from Orange, Osceola and Seminole counties. Stockworth Realty was a lead sponsor and created the Stockworth Innovation Award which was presented to the overall winners in both middle and high school, as well as a special award to the 26 winning student teams. Lake Nona Institute Education Director, Mark Hayes, and Stockworth Luxury Advisor, Justin Pekarek, were honored to present all the awards to the talented investors.

Science Olympiad is a rigorous, premier science competition in the nation where students compete in groups of 2 or 3 in events made up of various subject area tests, lab events and engineering challenges. Science Olympiad’s line-up of events in all STEM disciplines exposes students to practicing scientists and career choices.  Across the country, thousands of elementary, middle and highs school students competed in “academic track meets” for a chance to represent their school at the national tournament. Continue reading ..