Mt. Lebanon High School Science Club Competes At the Pennsylvania Junior Academy of Science State Competition

Mt. Lebanon High School Science Club Competes At the Pennsylvania Junior Academy of Science State Competition

Congratulations to Mt. Lebanon High School Science Club members for their diligent research and excellent presentations at the Pennsylvania Junior Academy of Science State Competition. Students traveled to Penn State--University Park to present their projects. 

  • Katie Ding (10th grade) earned a first place award in the computer science category.
  • Laila Polat (11th grade) earned a second place award in the physics category.  Laila also received a perseverance award for five consecutive years of qualifying for and participating in the state meet. 
  • In addition to a perseverance award, Lucian Mikush (11th grade) earned a first place award in the mathematics category as well as the Mathematical Excellence award for his outstanding work. 

The Pennsylvania Junior Academy of Science is a statewide organization of junior and senior high school students designed to stimulate and promote interest in science among its members through the development of research projects and investigations.

High school students who are interested in expanding their research and investigation skills and would like to work on a science project for next year’s competitions should contact Mrs. Glover for information.