ST. JUDE SCHOOL EARNS PJAS EXCELLENCE AWARD

ST. JUDE SCHOOL EARNS PJAS EXCELLENCE AWARD-St. Jude School received the Pennsylvania Junior Academy of Science Excellence Award for the Biggest School with the most First Place Awards at this year’s competition with ninety-one percent achieving that status. Other awards included George Strish receiving the PJAS Junior High School Excellence Award for Biology and Maria Strish receiving the PJAS Junior High School Excellence Award for Chemistry. Students who earned Perfect Scores were Yosi Bere, Christopher Kocon, Taylor Josefowicz, Lizzie Kolojejchick, George Strish, Maria Strish, and Sean Wills. All students who received a First Place Award will advance to the state competition at Penn State University, Main Campus, in May. Shown, front from left, are those students who will advance: Ethan Hoda, Katie Wills, Taylor Josefowicz, George Strish, Maria Strish, Morghan Murphy, Anne Hagenbuch, and Devyn Boich. Row two: McKaylia Ward, Makenzie Savner, Grace Dacey, Patrick Curley, Madison Stoltz, Bryce Zapusek, Matthew Hayden, Lizzy Kolojejchick, Matthew DiGangi, and Valerie Soto. Back: Molly McAndrew, Kaylee Kotsko, Alyson Rymar, Sean Wills, Dominic Capaci, Yosi Bere, Ben Koshinski, Nicholas Ganter, Brianna Phillips, Christopher Kocon, and Christopher Gibbons. Absent from photo was Gabbi Frask. Second Place Awards were earned by Adam Mahler, Sean Murphy, and Emily Thomas.