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Mt. Vernon Township High School advances to WYSE Academic Challenge State Finals

beating Marion to place second overall

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Mt. Vernon Township High School is headed to the Worldwide Youth in Science and Engineering (WYSE) Academic Challenge State Finals. MVTHS posted a runner-up finish in its division at the Southern Illinois University Sectional. The 2015 WYSE State Finals will be held on Tuesday, April 9, on the campus of the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Congratulations to the Mt. Vernon Township High School Worldwide Youth in Science and Engineering (WYSE) team for placing 2nd at the WYSE Academic Challenge Sectional Competition. They will go on to participate in the State Competition on April 14. Several MVTHS students also placed in the individual competitions:

  • Shubhika Jain placed second in the Biology category,
  • Wyatt Marks placed second in the Computer Science category,
  • Connor Pigg placed first in the Engineering Graphics category,
  • and Aaron Steele placed second in the Engineering Graphics category.

Congratulations WYSE team!

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