24th annual JETS/TEAMS competition held
Students from MMI Preparatory School (Team A) captured first place honors in the 24th annual Junior Engineering Technical Society’s Tests of Engineering Aptitude, Mathematics and Science (JETS/TEAMS). The competition, held recently at Penn State Wilkes-Barre in Lehman, challenges teams of high school students to use math and science to solve real-world problems. Problems cover mathematics, chemistry, physics, biology, visual interpretation of information, computer applications, and reading analysis and interpretation. The JETS/TEAMS competition is co-sponsored by the Pennsylvania Society of Professional Engineers (PSPE), Luzerne County Chapter. Dallas High School took second place and Tunkhannock High School placed third.
Winning MMI Team A members are Brandon Shriver, Shailja Shah, Stephanie Albright, Lisa Barriger, Dave Walker, Jason Boock, Chris Polashenski, and Craig Eisenberger. Students were coached by Dr. David Stiller and John Probert.