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Wyoming Valley West takes 1st place in JETS/TEAMS

3/22/2004 —

Students from Wyoming Valley West High School captured first place honors in the 25th 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 involve the use of mathematics, chemistry, physics, biology, visual interpretation of information, computer applications, and reading analysis and interpretation.

WVW team members who participated in the JETS/TEAMS competition are: Dane Olivian, Viral Tejani, Neil Mucha, William McGarry, Brian Malys, Russel Bregman, Fawzi Hindi, and Stacey DuBois. The team was coached by Marianne Matysczak.

The JETS/TEAMS competition is co-sponsored by the Pennsylvania Society of Professional Engineers (PSPE), Luzerne County Chapter. Tunkhannock Area High School placed second and Dallas High School placed third.

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