Taylor qualifies for Missouri State Tournament

Staff Writer
Aledo Times Record

Jessica Taylor, member of the Oak Park  High School Science Olympiad team, recently qualified for the Missouri State Tournament, located in Kansas City, Mo. Oak Park High School place fourth out of a 12-team field to qualify. The team placed in the Top 5 in 13 of 22 events for the day.

With teammates Justine Plummer and Janet Meier, Jessica placed third in astronomy and fifth in microbe mission. The Missouri Science Olympiad State Tournament will be held on April 16 in Columbia, Mo.

Jessica is the daughter of Ron and Jodi Taylor, formerly of the Aledo area and granddaughter of Chuck and Ruth Baldwin, New Boston, and Marjorie and the late David Taylor, rural Aledo.