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Kutztown Area High School and Middle School Take Top Honors at Regional Science Olympiad

Bethlehem, Pa., March 18, 2005—For the fourth consecutive year, Kutztown Area High School took top honors in the regional Science Olympiad among participating area (Division C) high schools and Kutztown Area Middle outpaced the participating middle schools.

More than 500 students representing 45 junior/middle and senior high schools competed at Moravian College in a regional Science Olympiad on Friday, March 18, 2005. The top four finishers among high schools and middle schools will go on to the state competition.

Joining Kutztown Area High School (Kutztown) at the state competition will be Fleetwood Area High School (Fleetwood) which finished second, followed by Wilson High School in third place, and Exeter Township High School (Reading) in fourth place.

Middle schools heading to the state competition include Kutztown Middle School (Kutztown) which finished first, Whitehall-Coplay Middle School in (Elverson) in second place. Rounding out the middle schools moving on the state competition are Fleetwood Middle School (Fleetwood) in third, and East Hills Middle School (Bethlehem) 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.

For complete results, visit the Moravian College website at http://www.moravian.edu.

High School results are at: http://www.moravian.edu/news/releases/science/pdfs/SO2005HIGH.PDF

Middle School results are at: http://www.moravian.edu/news/releases/science/pdfs/SO2005MID.PDF