Buchholz tops nation in Physics Olympiad qualifiers

Press release from Buchholz High School

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – 417 students across the U.S. qualified for the USAPHO (United States of America Physics Olympiad) this year. To qualify, a student had to take the F=ma exam and score 18 or higher.

Buchholz had 16 qualifiers, the most in the nation. Mission San Jose in California was 2nd, with 12. The state of Florida had a total of 21 qualifiers, and Buchholz had 16 of those. The other five from Florida came from King (2), American Heritage, Gainesville High School, and Chiles.

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