Science Olympiad Winners

More than 1,000 students from 53 middle schools and high schools competed in the Northeast Regional Science Olympiad held today at Penn State Wilkes-Barre. The Science Olympiad is devoted to increasing student interest in science, recognizing outstanding achievement, and improving the quality of science education. The event was held under the direction of Daniel Blessner, Math Instructor at Penn State Wilkes-Barre. The students competed in individual and team events that tested their skills and knowledge in biology, earth science, chemistry, physics, problem solving and technology.

The goal of the Science Olympiad is to stimulate interest in science through the excitement of competition, with personal and team awards. This year's team winners are as follows:

Division B (Middle School) top 5 teams go on to state competition.

1. Wyoming Area Middle School
2. Stroudsburg Middle School
3. Greater Nanticoke Area Educational Center
4. JT Lambert Intermediate School
5. Harlan Rowe Junior High School

Division C (High School) top 7 teams go on to state competition.

1. Athens Area High School
2. Wyoming Area High School
3. Stroudsburg High School
4. Lehighton Area High School
5. Wallenpaupack Area High School
6. Hazelton Area High School
7. Dallas High School

For more information contact Mark Gregorio, Penn State Wilkes-Barre at 570-675-9269.