Congratulations to our New Castle Sr. High students and teacher sponsors, who once again earned top-notch honors at the Pennsylvania Junior Academy of Science (PJAS) State Competition at Penn State University. Our students earned twenty-two (22) First Place awards, forty-four (44) Second Place awards, and one (1) Third Place award. These State Awards are the most for any school (public, private, parochial, cyber or charter) in the state of Pennsylvania!
FIRST PLACE AWARDS:
Eighth Grade: Evan Brown, Brayden Cartwright, Nicholas Papa, Sophia Reider, Haley Stabile
Ninth Grade: Skylar Duffee, Mia Esoldo, Kelly Green, Alexandra Hunkele, Hannah Jones, Ashley Kohnen, Katelynn McFall, Savannah McQuaig, Alexa Reider, Andrew Salem, Mark Torsello, Megan Vercilla, Jonah Warner, Adriana Wheeler
Tenth Grade: Jordyn Essinger, Sierra McCullough, Kiera Thompson
SECOND PLACE AWARDS:
7th Grade: Abby Gonzalez
8th Grade: Angelina Domenick, Abby Fenske, Lindsay Frabotta, Alexis Gish, Nicolette Pierce, Alyssa Salem, Olivia Valenti, Annalynn Wharry
9th Grade: Angela Bradley, Maria Cade, Chase Caravella, Grace Currie, Ian Frost, Alexandria Hunkele, Zachary Jordan, Annalynn Lalama, Angelo Mangino, Carmie Matarazzo, Joseph Morgan, Adriana Wheeler, Victoria Young
10th Grade: Karyn Annarumo, Eva Ashbaugh, Haley Beckman, Devynne Booker, Jonathan Brown, Carley DiPietro, Jaiden Eggleston, Jmya Eggleston, John Ford, Matt Gibson, Andrew Gonzales, Levi Green, Zane Hamill, Ethan Hamill, Rianna Lyden, Joey Pauletich, Katelyn Peak, Haley Piatt, Concetta Pounds, Paige Shaftic, Francis Shon, Lexi Thompson, Edward Turney, Alexis Wesner
THIRD PLACE AWARD:
Ninth Grade: Mariah Shepherd
Special thanks to the following teacher sponsors for the hundreds of after-school hours spent with the students to prepare them for Regionals and States: Mr. Bill Bradley, Mrs. Susan Harlan, Mr. Chadd Quimby, Mrs. Suzette Senchak and Mrs. Leah Ann Williams. Congratulations to all of our PJAS students and staff on a job well done!