Young Achiever: Everitt D. Meer
Everitt Meer, 11, winner of National Chemistry Week 2013 Poetry Contest, 3rd-5th grade category.
School: Fifth grade, Jubilee Christian School, Mt. Lebanon
Family: Parents, Karl and Susan Meer; sister, Morgan
Residence: Mt. Lebanon
Noteworthy: Winner of the third- to fifth-grade category in an illustrated poetry contest for the American Chemical Society's 2013 National Chemistry Week. The local contest was sponsored by the ACS Pittsburgh Section. Everitt wrote a haiku about energy:
“Energy is now.
Energy is forever.
It will always be.”
Hobbies: Plays basketball and baseball; enjoys Legos and reading.
Quote: “I like science and math. Those are my two favorite subjects, and I hope to be an engineer when I grow up.”
— Jason Cato
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