Five WAC students excel in science competition

June 27th, 2015 1:31 am

First Posted: 3/12/2013

Five eighth-grade students from Wyoming Area Catholic participated in the 52nd Regional Meeting of the Pennsylvania Junior Academy of Science Region 2 at King’s College on March 2.

Wyoming Area Catholic School one was of 41 schools throughout Northeastern Pennsylvania that participated in this annual event.

Winners were James Kosik (Research Project: Biology - Effects of Caffeine on Heart Rate During Exercise - second place);, Brenna Satkowski, (Research Project: Chemistry - An Absorbing Issue: Which Paper Towel Brand Works the Best? - second place), Molly Holmes, (Research Project: Chemsitry - The Amount of Preservatives in McDonald’s French Fries - second place), Marissa Moran, (Research Project: BioChemistry - Which Plant Fertilizer Works the Best? - first place); and Timothy Murphy, (Research Project: Physics - How Does a Hockey Stick Flex and Curve Affect the Shot? second place).

Marissa Moran will attend the state finals in May at Penn State University in State College.