WILKES-BARRE ACADEMY SCIENCE OLYMPIAD TEAM participated in the Northeast Regional Science Olympiad held at Penn State Wilkes-Barre Campus on March 8, 2017. The students competed in a broad scope of rigorous science based events to place fifth in the northeast region. The small private school earned their sixth straight opportunity to advance to the state level competition held at Juniata College, Huntingdon, PA on April 29, 2017. Wilkes-Barre Academy placed twenty-third out of thirty-six teams. Members of the Wilkes -Barre Academy Science Olympiad State Competition team. Shown, front from left: Shailee Desai, Kendra Santuk, Mountaintop; Gopal Patel, Isabella Nardone, and Jennifer Zemetro. Row two: Armaan Mansuri, Jenna Santuk, Mountaintop; John Gillespie, Mountaintop; Head Coach/Middle School Science Teacher Mrs. Dana Robasky, Waqas Arain, Hannah Fox, and Meredith Purcell. Back: Grace Parsons, Mountaintop; Lauren Repella, Mountaintop; Lauren Touey, Alexys Corbett, Caleb Cackowski, Mountaintop; and Assistant Coach/Middle School Math Teacher Mrs. Amanda O’Toole.