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 Maplewood High Student Wins SRU 'Chem Games' -- and Scholarship 

 

SPOTLIGHT

10/30/2003

Contact: K.E. Schwab  -- 724-738-2199;  e-mail: karl.schwab@sru.edu

MAPLEWOOD HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT

EARNS TOP HONORS, SCHOLARSHIP IN SRU ‘CHEM GAMES’

          SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. – Nearly 100 high school chemistry students from the western Pennsylvania region visited the Slippery Rock University campus recently to participate in the annual “Chem Games,” with Josh Geiger of Maplewood High School presented the top honor -- a $2,000 chemistry scholarship at SRU.

          The competition included a chemical experiment and a written exam, with Geiger earning the top score.

          Additional honors were as follows:

          Second place                  Steve Mattis                              Maplewood High School

          Third place                     Alan Campbell                          Penncrest – Saegertown High School

          Fourth place                   Michael Strobel                         West Jefferson Hills High School

          The games were organized by Russ Carley, SRU instructor of chemistry and physics, and Dr. Paul Birckbichler, associate professor of chemistry and physics.

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