Honors & Awards

St. Francis Solano Student Achievements

St. Francis students have the benefit of experiencing the thrill of competition in a number of academic and athletic contests.  Year after year, our students win awards in writing, science, geography, spelling, robotics, mathematics and public speaking.  All students have the opportunity to submit their work and talents to local and regional competitions.


  • Recent Science Fair Achievement

2016-2017: 7th & 8th Grade School Winners Advance to Bay Area Science Fair

2015-2016: (12) Sonoma Science Fair Award Winners, (8) Bay Area Science Fair Qualifiers & (2) State Fair Qualifiers

2014-2015: Honorable mention in CA State Science Fair

2014-2015: (12) Sonoma County Science Fair Winners-(8) Bay Area Fair Qualifiers, (2) CA State Fair Qualifiers

2013-2014 Sonoma County Science Fair Winners-Bay Area Fair Qualifier, CA State Fair Qualifier

2012-2013: Sonoma County Science Fair Awards: (6) 1stst Places, (2) 2nd Places, (2) 3rd Places

2013 Bay Area Science Fair: 3 Participants-(1) 3rd Place receiving Special Judges’ Award

  • Robotics Team

2018: International RoboFest 3rd Place Winners

2017: International Robofest 1st & 3rd Place winners

2016: Lego League Tournament Winners-Advance to Northern CAL State Competition

2016: 7 winners at Robofest, 1st Place at Lego League Tournament

2015: 1st Place At Justin Siena First Lego League Trash Trek Table Challenge

2014-2015: Silver and Bronze Medal winners AT International Robogames

2013: 1st Place in Sonoma County “Hit the Bricks” Robot Building Challenge

2012-2013: (3) Winning Teams at Sonoma County Robotics Challenge

2012-2013: Overall Team Award & “Against All Odds Award” Sonoma County Robotics

2012-2013: (1) Championship Qualifying Team for Northern California F.I.R.S.T. Division

  • Jim Thrower Rotary Middle School Writers’ Faire

St. Francis Students achieve outstanding results year after year in the Writers’ Faire.

2017-2018: (11) Awards in (10) Categories

2016-2017: (27) awards in (10) categories 

2015-2016: (15) Awards in (8) Categories

2014-2015: (16) Awards in (11) Categories

2013-2014: (21) Awards in (12) Categories

2012-2013: (18) Awards in (11) Categories

  • Essay Winners

2018-2019: VFW Patriot Pen Essay Winner 2nd & 3rd Place

2017-2018: CA State  Champion Native Sons of the Golden West Essay Competition

2017-2018: VFW Patriot Pen Essay Winners 1st & 2nd Place

2016-2017: VFW Patriot Pen Essay Winners 1st & 2nd Place

2015-2016: VFW Patriot Pen Essay Winner Qualifies for State Level Contest

2015-2016: VFW Patriot Pen Essay Contest Winners: 1st, 2nd & 3rd Places

2014-2015: DAR Essay Contest Winners: (3) 2nd Place Awards & (3) 3rd Place Awards

2014: VFW Patriot Pen Contest Winners (2) 1st Places & 3rd Place

2013: VFW Patriot Pen Contest Winners 1st 2nd, & 3rd Place

2012-13: DAR Contest Winners: 2nd Places in 8th Grade & 7th grade Categories

  • Academic Decathlon

2015-2016: Second Place in North Bay Competition

2014-2015: Third Place in North Bay Competition

2013-2014: Second Place in North Bay Competition

2012-2013: Second Place in North Bay Competition

  • Competitive Math Teams

2015: Justin-Siena Math Contest Third Place

2014: Justin-Siena Math Contest Runner-up

2013: Justin-Siena Math Contest Winner

  • Championship Volleyball & Basketball Teams (5th through 8th grade)