For the 12th time in 16 years Arendell Parrott Academy has won the State Science Olympiad contest at NC State.
The Kinston school competed against 39 other schools from across the state for the honor, competing in 23 events. The school earned 5 gold medals, 4 silver medals and one bronze medal.
Parrott Academy students will now prepare for the National Science Olympiad in Madison, Wisconsin on May 20th and 21st. Last year the school finished 17th in the national contest.