By The Tribune-Review
Published: Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012, 8:53 p.m.
Shenango Elementary School student Tyler Houk earned first place in the U.S. Kids Art Contest for his “A Rocket So I Could Fly to the Moon” submission to Turtle magazine. He earned $1,500 for the school's art program.
Bethel Park High School's forensic team earned second place in combined speech and debate and third place in debate at the Brother Rene Sterner Memorial Invitational. Also earning honors: freshmen Emily Augustine and Shawn Baker, first place in junior varsity policy debate; senior Shannon Fagan and junior Jarrod Cingel, second place in varsity policy debate; sophomores Brenden Kail and Harrison Zelt, second place in junior varsity public forum debate; and freshman Natalie Lalama, second place in junior varsity Lincoln Douglas Debate.
A team from Quaker Valley Middle School tied for second place and a team from Osborne Elementary School finished third in their respective divisions at the History Bowl, sponsored by the Allegheny Intermediate Unit. Osborne Elementary team members were Shane Hale, Dylan Norris, Grayson Spencer, and Logan Wissinger. Middle school team members were Nick Theis, Christian Tobias, Austin Wetzel, and Oliver Wilson.
Seneca Valley Middle School student Jonah Akers performed in the Pittsburgh Children's Festival Chorus during the opening ceremonies of the One Young World Conference in Pittsburgh.
Fox Chapel Area High School students received awards during two Model United Nations conferences.
Junior Evan Botos earned second place and juniors Addison Lynch and Daniel Tabas and sophomore Frank Lou earned third place at the University of Virginia Model U.N. Conference.
Sophomores Sonia Appasamy and Rama Gods earned first place; seniors Bharat Iyer, Susheel Khetarpal, Grade Lloyd, Nathaniel Olbrich, and Taj Singh earned second place; juniors Evan Botos, Kelly Friday, and Annette Kukunas earned second place; and sophomores Frank Lou, Rishi Mirchandani, and Elianna Paljug earned second place, all at the University of Pittsburgh Model U.N. Conference.
Show commenting policy
TribLive commenting policy
You are solely responsible for your comments and by using TribLive.com you agree to our Terms of Service.
We moderate comments. Our goal is to provide substantive commentary for a general readership. By screening submissions, we provide a space where readers can share intelligent and informed commentary that enhances the quality of our news and information.
While most comments will be posted if they are on-topic and not abusive, moderating decisions are subjective. We will make them as carefully and consistently as we can. Because of the volume of reader comments, we cannot review individual moderation decisions with readers.
We value thoughtful comments representing a range of views that make their point quickly and politely. We make an effort to protect discussions from repeated comments either by the same reader or different readers.
We follow the same standards for taste as the daily newspaper. A few things we won't tolerate: personal attacks, obscenity, vulgarity, profanity (including expletives and letters followed by dashes), commercial promotion, impersonations, incoherence, proselytizing and SHOUTING. Don't include URLs to Web sites.
We do not edit comments. They are either approved or deleted. We reserve the right to edit a comment that is quoted or excerpted in an article. In this case, we may fix spelling and punctuation.
We welcome strong opinions and criticism of our work, but we don't want comments to become bogged down with discussions of our policies and we will moderate accordingly.
We appreciate it when readers and people quoted in articles or blog posts point out errors of fact or emphasis and will investigate all assertions. But these suggestions should be sent via e-mail. To avoid distracting other readers, we won't publish comments that suggest a correction. Instead, corrections will be made in a blog post or in an article.
- Upper St. Clair woman’s death at Drexel probed as possible meningitis
- Job cuts at AGH part of ‘strategic’ process
- Redistricting spurs faceoff for Democratic state Reps. Molchany, Readshaw
- Newsmaker: Joseph Bonadio
- Newsmaker: Dr. Kyle Soltys
- Assessment appeals draw Mt. Lebanon residents’ ire
- Fox Chapel Area superintendent seeks rapport with students
- Animal Rescue League expansion to anchor section of Homewood
- Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh to hold annual public meeting March 26
- Ex-Sandusky lawyer investigated in divorce case
- Tax delinquents make impact in Western Pennsylvania