Published: Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013, 9:00 p.m.
Edgeworth Elementary fifth-grade students Josh Bemis, Scarlett Hudson, Joseph Stater and Nathaniel Whalen placed second in the Science Bowl competition at the Carnegie Science Center, North Side.
Fox Chapel Area High School senior Justin Brown-Gnarra and juniors Leila Hilal and Olivia Hilal were selected to play with the National Association for Music Education All-Eastern Honors Orchestra and senior Zihan Su was selected to play with the All-Eastern Honors Band.
Mars Area High School sophomores Angela Botti and Alaina Byers, junior Jodi Schultz and sophomore Tyler Latch were accepted into the Duquesne University Accounting Honors Institute.
Mars Area High School seniors Chris Blahnik, Johnny Kwon and Taylor Spurlock, and juniors Michaela Valenta, Shyniah Watson, Emily Porter and Brittany Gaunt were selected to perform in the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association District 5 Orchestra Festival at McDowell Intermediate High School in Erie.
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