Six Bethel Park High School students and two Independence Middle School students earned one First Place, one Third Place and three Fourth Place Awards at the Southwestern Pennsylvania Regional Science Olympiad, which was held at California University of Pennsylvania.
Bethel Park High School sophomores Sarah Gilliam and Sarah Long earned First Place in the Ecology event. Seniors Grace Evans and Jordan Mehalko took Third Place in the Anatomy and Physiology event.
Earning Fourth Place Awards were seniors Todd Ackerman and Max McKitrick in the Materials Science event and Independence Middle School eighth graders in the Fast Facts and Meteorology events.
The Bethel Park High School students were prepared for this event by Science Teacher Barbara Eisel and the Independence Middle School students were prepared by Science Teacher Jennifer Evans.