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Lake Lehman Area High School wins 1st place in regional TEAMS competition

3/10/2006 —

Lake Lehman Area High School won 1st place in the 2006 Test of Engineering Aptitude, Mathematics and Science (TEAMS) Regional Competition recently held at Penn State Wilkes-Barre. MMI Prep School took second place; and Dallas High School finished third in this one-day, two-part competition. Sixteen teams from 11 schools (a total of 128 10th, 11th and 12th grade students) competed for regional, state and national awards and recognition.

Locally, TEAMS is sponsored by Penn State Wilkes-Barre and the Pennsylvania Society of Professional Engineers, Luzerne County Chapter. TEAMS is sponsored nationally by The Junior Engineering Technical Society, (JETS) a national non-profit organization promoting interest in engineering, science, mathematics and technology. JETS will award trophies and certificates to the top ten national teams in each division.

 

Lake Lehman High School won 1st place in the TEAMS competition at Penn State Wilkes-Barre. First row (seated from left to right):  Aime Sgarlat, Emily Deubler, Dick Morgan, Coach; Mallory Delaney, and Eric Stankiewicz. Second row (from left to right):  John Barnes, Penn State Wilkes-Barre Admissions Officer and Regional Coordinator of the TEAMS Competition, Josh Steel, Steve Heindel, Matt Poremba, Jeff Franklin, and Dale Englehart, President, Society of Professional Engineers, Luzerne County Chapter.


MMI Prep earned 2nd place honors at the TEAMS competition at Penn State Wilkes-Barre. First row (seated from left to right):  Tanya Butt, Ashley Gregor, Sarah Kashubski, and Amanda Hauze. Second row (from left to right):  John Barnes, Penn State Wilkes-Barre Admissions Officer and Regional Coordinator of the TEAMS Competition, John Probert, Coach,  Anthony Orlando, Joeseph Zitaralli, Daniel Vaskalis, Brian Thomas, John Rizzo, Coach; and Dale Englehart, President, Society of Professional Engineers, Luzerne County Chapter.


Dallas Area High School placed 3rd in Regional TEAMS Competition at Penn State Wilkes-Barre. First row (seated from left to right):  Hillary Smith, Laura Morgan, John Thompson, and Ben Thomas. Second row (from left to right):  John Barnes, Penn State Wilkes-Barre Admissions Officer and Regional Coordinator of the TEAMS Competition,  Josh Anderson, Mike Miller, Wesley Evans, Debra Ketchner, Nick Hetro, Len Matysczak, Coach; Dale Englehart, President, Society of Professional Engineers, Luzerne County Chapter.
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