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L-W Students Take Top Honors in Science Conference Meet
Thursday, March 5, 2015

Lincoln-Way Central hosted the Southwest Suburban School Conference Science meet recently with 250 students participating from 15 area schools. Students from each of the four Lincoln-Way High School District 210 high schools took top honors, placing in several categories.

Lincoln-Way students enjoy putting their ingenuity and scientific knowledge to the test in this hands-on competition, said Ruby Brouzas, Lincoln-Way Central Science Club Sponsor, adding that Central had a record 42 students participate. I commend our students for standing out among their peers from high schools across the region.

Other administrators and faculty who helped coordinate the science competition include Alex Petrakis, Central Associate Principal; Dustin Waddell, Central Activities and Asset Coordinator; Jeannine Prucha, Central Associate Principal; and Dr. Sarah Highfill, Central Science Department Chair.

Students placed in the following categories:

Lincoln-Way Central High School
Balloon Powered Hovercraft: 2nd place: Samantha Mitchell & Emily Shepard
Egg Drop: 1st place: Gabriela Gross & Liana Chidichimo
Fermi Questions:3rd place: Carlos Heredia
Trebuchet: 3rd place: Alexis Derk & Greg Derk

Lincoln-Way East High School
Trebuchet: 2nd place: Nick Ferracuti & Slawek Jozwik

Lincoln-Way North High School
Chemistry (Forensics): 2nd place: Justin Bronzell
Shoot to Win: 2nd place: Carley Hamann & Bri Cappos
Towers: 2nd place: Jeremy Kalisz
Write it do it: 2nd place: Jordan Jackovich & Kylie Snyder

Lincoln-Way West High School
King of the Hill: 2nd place: Tyler Starkus, Nicholas Ruskowsky & Vincent Abella
Physics Olympics: 3rd place: Danny Allen, Asim Williams, Christian Panici and Thomas Cochran
Write it do it: 3rd place: Sabrina Norton & Amanda Medendorp