St. Teresa students participated in the Worldwide Youth for Science and Engineering competition (WYSE), sponsored by theUniversityofIllinois. The regional competition was held on February 12 at Richland Community College and the following students won awards:
Allison Bate 1st in English
Connor Reardon 1st in Mathematics and 1st in Computer Science
Chris Miller 1st in Engineering Graphics and 3rd in English
Minho Cho 1st in Physics
Benji Addai 1st in Physics
Femi Oladipupo 2nd in Computer Science and 2nd in Mathematics
Samuel Kenzeman 2nd in Engineering Graphics and 3rd in Computer Science
Cailin Jerger 2nd in Biology
Madison Velchek 2nd in English
Michael Tschosik 2nd in Chemistry
McKenna Wilson 3rd in English
Bree Tschosik 3rd in Chemistry
2014 Regional Team Results
- 1. St. Teresa 496 pts.
- Central A&M 420 pts.
- Sangamon Valley 396 pts.
- Decatur Christian 354 pts.
- Cerro Gordo 326 pts.
The St. Teresa students will compete again on March 6 in the sectional competition at Eastern Illinois University where St. Teresa will try to improve on last year’s 5th place finish.