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LEHMAN TWP. — Two Abington Heights teams placed second in the Pennsylvania Northeast Regional Science Olympiad hosted by Penn State Wilkes-Barre on Wednesday, March 6.

Students from more than forty schools in northeastern and central Pennsylvania competed in individual and team events. The Science Olympiad is devoted to increasing student interest in science, recognizing outstanding achievement and improving the quality of science education. The winners of this regional contest will advance to state competition at Juniata College in April.

Winners – Division B (middle school):

First – Harlan Rowe Middle School

Second – Abington Heights Middle School

Third – Dallas Middle School

Fourth – Wilkes-Barre Academy

Fifth – Wayne Highlands Middle School

Sixth – North Pocono Middle School

Winners – Division C (high school):

First – North Pocono High School

Second – Abington Heights High School

Third – Stroudsburg High School

Fourth – Dallas High School

Fifth – Wyoming Area Secondary Center

Sixth – Wallenpaupack Area High School