SciTech Students Attend PJAS Competition

27 SciTech students recently competed in the Regional section of the Pennsylvania Junior Academy of Science (PJAS) this past Saturday at Duquesne University. SciTech students did very well and our students won multiple special awards. Overall we had 16 first places, 10 second places, and one third place. All first place winners will be traveling to Pennsylvania State University in May to compete in the state competition.

Special Awards:

Patricia D (11th): American Chemical Society
Meredith H (9th): American Society of Civil Engineers
Nathan M (7th): Duquesne University Young Science Stars Excellence in Scientific Pursuit
Michael W (9th): Duquesne University Award for Excellence in Chemistry and Biochemistry
Maya A (10th): Duquesne University Graduate Student Organization of the Biological Sciences Award
Shane L (12th): Innovation Works Award, Quality of Life Technology Center Award, Perseverance Award
Alexandra B (9th): Duquesne University in Forensics Science Excellence Award
Nicholas N (9th): Bayer School Dean Awards for Overall Excellence
Jonathan B (12th): Perseverance Award