On February 29th, our district participated for the 11th year in the PA Junior Academy of Science. Over 500 students in Grades 7 through 12 from 49 different schools in seven counties participated in the daylong event held at Wilkes University.
Pictured are the participants and their earned awards, in the mathematics category...
first row: Madelyn Evan (8th), first award; Rebecca Bealla (8th), first award; Margaret Lupcho, (8th), second award, Abigail Singer (7th), second award; and Lily Shymanski (7th), second award.
second row: Mrs. Konopke, district sponsor; Isabella Lachinova (8th), first award; Murphy Pick (9th), first award; and Michala Dennis (12th), first award with a perfect score, six-year perseverance award, excellence award for grades 10-12, and a $500 senior advisory board award.
third row: Zach Konopke (9th), second award; Stepan Prodanets (10th), second award; Antonio Torres (8th), first award; Ivan Prodanets (9th), first award, and Isaac Bolan (9th), second award.
fourth row: John McLaughlin (9th), first award; Logan Cary (11th), first award; Aiden Shymanski (11th), first award and LCCC junior scholarship; and Maxwell Saporito (9th), first award and excellence award for grades 7-9.