Carbon schools compete in Academic Meet
VICTOR IZZO/SPECIAL TO THE TIMES NEWS Winning team of Jim Thorpe, left to right : James Hauze, Advisor, Representative Doyle Heffley, Tai Xi Gentile, Erin Kelly, Bronson Ford, and Haley Cope.
Weatherly Area High School was the host for the Carbon County Academic Meet with all six of the Carbon County public high schools, CCTI, 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 ninth 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.