Shrewsbury School

Biology Olympiad Success

Friday 8 March 2019

Fourteen Upper Sixth biologists entered the Royal Society of Biology Olympiad 2019 and between them amassed four gold medals, three silver and two bronze, plus three highly commended and two commended awards.

The Olympiad consisted of two online, multiple-choice papers rewarding general biological knowledge as well as application and problem-solving.

A total of 9,465 students from 727 schools worldwide participated this year. All Salopians were awarded "Commended" or better - many congratulations to them. 

Gold Medal (awarded to the top 7.2% of candidates)
Veronica Munday
Otto Rothwell Hurley
Will Hope
Ali Davies

Silver Medal
Reuben Denison
Mia Keliher
Pran Poshyananda

Bronze Medal
Koby Ferdinand-Okpala
Ludo de Falbe

Highly Commended
Susannah Wu
Karen Li
Jenny Xu

Commended
Maddy Baly
Henri Cramsie

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