Nearly 200 area students participated in The University of Scranton’s annual Hayes Family Science Competition for high school physics and engineering students. The academic competition tested the high school students’ knowledge of physics and engineering through a series of quizzes and hands-on challenges. Students competed individually and in teams.
Carbondale Area High School and Mid Valley High School sent teams.
Top photo: Mid Valley High School participated in the team competition. Seated, from left: University of Scranton physics instructor Nicholas Truncale, coach Rich Therkorn and David Moss. Standing: Donald Hartman III, Madelaine Pegula, Sarah Johnson, Shaun King, Nick Borgacci, Rich Chowanec and Frank Tanana.
Bottom photo: Carbondale Area High School participated in the team competition. From left, seated: University of Scranton Physics Instructor Nicholas Truncale, coach Joe Borosky and Cordell Siggins. Standing: Shawn Connolly, Matthew McCaffrey, Kaitlyn Savage, Isobel Turonis and Christina