Students Achieve Success at Pennsylvania Junior Academy of Science Competition

North Catholic performed in the Pennsylvania Junior Academy of Science Competition at Slippery Rock University. Nine NC students participated, and ALL 9 received a first-place award!
Congratulations to the following students:
  • John O'Toole (11) Botany - received a perfect score!
  • David Thomas (10) Biology - Senior High Biology Directors Award
  • Giacomo Lepore (9) Behavioral Psychology - Junior High Behavioral Psychology Directors Award
  • John O'Toole (11) - Senior High Biological Sciences Award chosen by Slippery Rock University ($100 cash award)
  • John O'Toole - Senior High Dr. Sigmund Award ($100 cash award)
Other students who competed and received a first-place award:
  • Madeleine Dietrich (12) Computer Science
  • Hayley Baranowski (11) Biochemistry
  • Alexis Chvala (11) Microbiology
  • Liliana Koller (10) Microbiology
  • Brodie Martin (9) Physics
  • Bianca Udrea (9) Biology
All of the students will now compete on the state level which is typically held at Penn State University in May.
This group certainly represented North Catholic quite well at PJAS. Well done, students!