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Team Places 3rd at Academic Challenge
Team Places 3rd at Academic Challenge
Jayel Seitzinger
Thursday, February 06, 2020

Front row, L-R Rowe Tracy, Austin Blevins, Alex Helderman
2nd row, L-R Abigail Roberts, Meghan Hatcher, Elsie Whewell, Paige Tewell, Mason Parrott
3rd row, L-R Raylin Carey, Jayde Seitzinger, Kaleb McFarland, Amelia Atkins

Students from Lawrenceville High school competed on Wednesday, February 5th at the Academic Challenge in Engineering and Science regional held at Olney Central College.  Students took written tests in math, english, biology, chemistry and physics.  Individuals from Lawrenceville High School swept the chemistry subject, with Austin Blevins (1st), Rowe Tracy (2nd) and Alex Helderman (3rd) taking home medals.  The rest of the team also did well enough to give an overall team place of 3rd, narrowly having been beaten out by Flora for the 2nd spot.  Blevins and Tracy will advance to the sectional contest held at Eastern Illinois University in Charleston on March 12th.