First Posted: 7/21/2014
HR STUDENTS WIN
Holy Redeemer High School science and math students competed in the state PJAS (Pennsylvania Junior Academy of Science) competition at Penn State University in State College. All students won first or second place awards.
Back Mountain students who participated include Julia Randazzo, Dallas; Cameron Brennan, Harveys Lake; Shelby Smith, Dallas; Jamie Carty, Harveys Lake; Anthony Khoudary, Dallas; and Monica Morrison, Dallas.
Two local residents were among the graduates of The University of Scranton’s Honors Program. Students in the Honors Program pursue a rigorous education that stresses independent work through close engagement with professors and other honors students, including the preparation, presentation and defense of a research or creative project during their senior year.
Local residents graduating from the program are Cory Templeton, of Trucksville, a biochemistry, cell and molecular biology major and Class or 2014 graduate of the Honors Program, magna cum laude; and Paul Van Loon, of Dallas, a biophysics major and a lass of 2014 graduate of the Honors Program, cum laude.