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ND Students Awarded in Pennsylvania Junior Academy of Sciences Competition

ND Students Awarded in Pennsylvania Junior Academy of Sciences Competition

In late February, 23 Notre Dame students completed 22 experiments and competed in the Pennsylvania Junior Academy of Sciences Competition. The students worked independently throughout the school year developing science projects that interested them. 

Out of 22 projects, ND received 5 Second Awards, 16 First Awards, and 1 Perfect Score. Those who received a First or a Perfect Score are now qualified for the State PJAS meet in May. In addition, ND had five students win Special Awards which come with monetary prizes.

Congratulations to all on a job well-done! 

2nd Awards: 
Toni Frank and Ava Barrera
Stephanie Bramwell
Isabelle Mendoza
Ellie Pinto
Sloane Reilly

1st Awards:
Mary Kate Daniel
Hannah Downing 
Anya Dunn
Lucy Hughes
Lindsay McBride
Emma McGuinn
Katie McNeill
Emily Morley
Lila O'Kane
Lorna Petrizzo
Mary Rossano
Maia Isabel Salas
Paige Shelton
Gina Singh 
Chloe Smith
Grace Yacobe

Perfect Score:
Alex McCulloch 


Special Award Winners:
Hannah Downing - Robust Research Award ($50)
Lindsay McBridge - Directors' Award ($150)
Alex McCulloch - Judges' Award ($50)
Emily Morley - Judges' Award ($50)
Chloe Smith - Humanitarian Scientist Award ($100)