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Moon High School wins Science Challenge at Penn State Beaver

4/17/2014 —

Moon High School Team 1 won the Nineteenth Annual Penn State Beaver Science Challenge hosted by the campus Friday, April 11. Second place team was Quaker Valley High School Team 1, and the third place team was Moon High School Team 2. 
Twenty-eight students from seven area high schools participated. The event was coordinated by Dr. Michael Hay, Beaver campus associate professor of chemistry.

First-place team winners Rocco Maue and John Bal each received a $100 Beaver Valley Mall gift card. Their faculty advisor was Tracey Spinelli.  Moon High School also received a $1,000 Penn State Beaver scholarship to be awarded to a Moon student planning to attend Beaver campus.
Second place team winners Andrew Warburton and Justin Green each received a $50 Beaver Valley Mall gift card. Faculty advisor was Patti Colangelo.
Third place team winners Alex Connor and Ryan Biggins each received a $25 Beaver Valley Mall gift card. Faculty advisor was Tracey Spinelli.           

Participating high schools, faculty sponsors, and students were:

Ambridge High School - Team 1 (Josh Shoup and Veronica Ammer)
Ambridge High School - Team 2 (Katie Stanley and Thomas Olexsovich)
Faculty Advisor - Greg Foster

Blackhawk High School - Team 1 (Brianne Falkowski and Brianna Camp)
Blackhawk High School - Team 2 (Laura Fritz and Haley Schramm)
Faculty Advisor - Kim Baker

Moon High School - Team 1 (Rocco Maue and John Bal)
Moon High School - Team 2 (Alex Connor and Ryan Biggins)
Faculty Advisor - Tracey Spinelli

New Brighton High School - Team 1 (Mitchell Vukich and Brandon Wilson)
New Brighton High School - Team 2 (Katarina Whalen and Ian Fillinger)
Faculty Advisor - Matt Stuber

Quaker Valley High School - Team 1 (Andrew Warburton and Justin Green)
Quaker Valley High School - Team 2 (Guillaume Shippee and Axel Gross)
Faculty Advisor - Patti Colangelo

South Side High School - Team 1 (Evan Bilsky and Autumn Schultz)
South Side High School - Team 2 (Ashley Knoerdel and Katie Campbell)
Faculty Advisor - Jennifer Satler

Western Beaver High School - Team 1 (Kashmir Sainiak and Joe Zadnik)
Western Beaver High School - Team 2 (Tessa Goehring and Taylor Carlin)
Faculty Advisor - Becky Galat

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