Carbon schools compete in Academic Meet
VICTOR IZZO/SPECIAL TO THE TIMES NEWS Runners-up in the Championship Round, Marian Catholic team, left to right : Representative Doyle Heffley, Andrew Dotter, Jessica DeLash, Ryan Darrough, Mia Casale, Michael Dino, Emma Boyle, Michael McHale, Emily DeSantis, and Mrs. Carol Cannon, moderator.
Weatherly Area High School was the host for the Carbon County Academic Meet with all five of the Carbon County public high schools, Jim Thorpe, Lehighton, Palmerton, Panther Valley, Weatherly, and also Marian Catholic High School represented.
Each of the high schools brought four team members and two alternates.
The judges for the meet were from the Carbon Chapter of the Pennsylvania Association of School Retirees (PASR).
State Rep. Doyle Heffley, 122nd District, was the quizmaster for the Championship Round.
The winning team took home the trophy provided by the Carbon Chapter PASR.
The winning school's name and date will be engraved on the trophy which will remain at the winning school until next year's competition.
For the eighth consecutive year, the winner of the Carbon County Academic Meet was the team from Jim Thorpe Area High School.
Congratulations went out to all of the teams for their outstanding performances during the Meet.