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Kutztown Area High School and Fleetwood Middle School
take top honors at regional Science Olympiad

(Bethlehem, Pennsylvania) - More than 500 students representing 39 junior and senior high schools competed at Moravian College in a regional Science Olympiad on Friday, March 15, 2002. Kutztown Area High School took top honors in the competition among participating area (Division C) high schools. Fleetwood Middle School outpaced the participating middle schools.

The top four finishers among high schools and middle schools will go on to the state competition that will be held April 26 at Juniata College.

Joining Kutztown Area High School (Kutztown) at the state competition will be Fleetwood Area High School (Fleetwood) which finished a close second, followed by Wilson High School (Wilson)in third place, and Liberty High School (Bethlehem) in fourth place.

Middle schools heading to the state competition include Fleetwood Middle School (Fleetwood) which finished first, East Hills Middle School (Bethlehem) in second place, Daniel Boone Middle School (Birdsboro) in third, and Twin Valley Middle School (Elverson) fourth.

Science Olympiad is an academic, interscholastic event culminating in regional, state, and national tournaments, designed to increase student interest in science, recognize outstanding student/teacher achievement, and improve the quality of science education.