ST. JUDE STUDENTS EXCEL AT PJAS STATE COMPETITION-After attaining a First Place Award at the regional level of the Pennsylvania JuniorAcademy of Science competition, twenty-five students from St. Jude School in Mountaintop qualified to advance to the 83rd annual state level of competition held at Penn State University Main Campus in State College, PA. At the state finals, nineteen students earned First Place ratings, with three of them achieving a Perfect Score. Six students earned Second Place Awards. First Place winners with Perfect Scores are shown, front from left: Sarah Stettler, Aaliyeh Sayed, Ashleigh Button, and Mrs. Marilyn Baran, Moderator. Other First Place winners, Row two: Christopher Papciak, Dominic Alberti, Emily Mahler, Thomas Mayernik, Chase Pugh, Michael Nicotera, Anthony Strish, and William Wolfgang. Row three: Colin Wills, Raymond Sabatini, Ethan Stoltz, Jordyn Chepolis, Kathryn McIngvale, Sophia Bere, and Daryl Boich. Second Place, row four: Kyra Hayden, Aubrey Jumper, Zachary Kehoe, Chloe Pugh, Edward Patrick, and Matthew Banford. First Place Matthew Kerstetter was absent from photo.