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KC hosts WYSE Academic Challenge

Posted: Monday, Feb 18th, 2013

MALTA Kishwaukee College hosted the Worldwide Youth in Sciences and Engineering (WYSE) Academic Challenge on Tuesday, Feb. 5. Eight area high schools sent teams of students to compete in academic testing in seven categories: biology, chemistry, computer science, English, engineering graphics, mathematics, and physics.

Competing high schools were placed in one of four divisions based on enrollment. Division 300 is for schools with 300 or fewer students; competitors were Christian Cornerstone, Paw Paw High School, Indian Creek High School, and Hiawatha High School. Division 700 is for schools with 300 700 students. The lone competitor in this category was Genoa-Kingston High School. Division 1500 is for schools with 700 1500 students; competitors in this division were Rochelle Township High School and Sycamore High School. Division Unlimited is for schools with enrollments of more than 1500 students. The lone competitor in this category was DeKalb High School.

For the complete article see the 02-17-2013 issue.

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