Marian receives PJAS awards
SPECIAL TO THE TIMES NEWS Marian High School Pa. Junior Academy of Science award winners include, front row, from left, Christopher Onidish, Victoria Vetter, and Molly Balliet. Back row, Stephen Valente, Theresa Patten, Kimberly Wilson and Jessica Horlacher.
Sister Bernard Agnes, IHM, principal, at Marian Catholic has announced that seven students received awards during the Pennsylvania Junior Academy of Science Regional Competition held at Easton Area High School.
Mr. Robert Valente, Chemistry instructor at Marian Catholic and Mrs. Lorraine Piehota, retired Bishop Hafey science instructor, were the sponsors.
Theresa Patten, senior, daughter of Dr. Donald and Mary Patten - Behavioral Psychology, a $25 PJAS Region 3 Award, Five Year Perseverance Certificate, and 1st Place Presentation Award.
Stephen Valente, sophomore, son of Robert and Michele Valente - Chemistry, a $25 PPL Award and 1st Place Presentation Award.
Victoria Vetter, sophomore, daughter of Harry and Dawn Vetter - Biology, a $50 PJAS Region 3 Award and 1st Place Presentation Award.
Jessica Horlacher, freshman, daughter of Genevieve Bubrowski and Scott Horlacher - Chemistry, a $25 PPL Award and 1st Place Presentation Award.
1st Place Presentation
Christopher Ondish, junior, son of Andrew and Zelda Ondish - Behavioral Psychology
2nd Place Awards
Kimberly Wilson, daughter of Anthony and Milissa Wilson - Chemistry
Molly Balliet, daughter of Bruce and Marlene Balliet - Microbiology
First place students will attend the state competition at Penn State, University Park from May 16-18.