2710 N. WATER ST. DECATUR, IL 62526 (217) 875-2431

St. Teresa High School is an accredited Catholic college preparatory secondary school serving the Decatur, Illinois area. Sharing in the educational mission of the Church, it is committed to offering excellent education and developing a community of faith. St. Teresa provides a faith-based, disciplined environment which fosters academic achievement, independent thinking, moral integrity, and service to community. more

WYSE 2014 Competition Updates

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. 1.    St. Teresa                    496 pts.
  2. Central A&M                  420 pts.
  3. Sangamon Valley           396 pts.
  4. Decatur Christian           354 pts.
  5. 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.




Phone: (217) 875-2431 (main office)
Fax: (217) 875-2436

Email: stadmin@st-teresahs.org


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