Ambridge High School wins 16th annual science challenge

April 15, 2011

Ambridge High School took first and third place in the 16th annual Penn State Beaver/Midwestern Pennsylvania Association of Science Teachers (MidPAST) Science Challenge hosted by the campus earlier this month. The second-place team was from Quaker Valley High School.

First-place winners Rachelle Zehnaer and Jacob Karshin each received a $200 savings bond. A $100 savings bond was awarded to second place winners Jordan Brudenell and Francesco Vescio, and third place winners Joshua Jahoda and Piper Dizak each received a $50 savings bond.

Forty students from 10 high schools participated in the Science Challenge, including Blackhawk, Ellwood City, Freedom, Montour, New Brighton, Riverside, South Side and Western Beaver High Schools.

For information about the annual event, contact Michael Hay, associate professor of chemistry at Beaver campus and co-coordinator of the Science Challenge, at or 724-773-3876.


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Last Updated April 18, 2011