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Kutztown University to Host Regional Science Olympiad

March 5, 2014

KUTZTOWN, Pa. - Kutztown University will play host to more than 500 middle and high school students competing in the Central Eastern Pennsylvania Regional Science Olympiad on March 20.  The region covers Berks, Bucks, Lehigh and Northampton Counties.  Twenty-eight high schools (Division C) and ten middle schools (Division B) have entered teams to compete in 23 different events.

This unique competitive experience includes the science disciplines of biology, earth science, chemistry, physics, computers and technology. The top four middle school teams and the top six high school teams will advance to the state competition at Juniata College on May 2.  The national tournament is held May 16-17 in Orlando, Fla.    

The Pennsylvania Science Olympiad has been in existence since 1985.  Originally involving just 30 teams competing in one location, it has grown to include more than 300 teams competing in six regional locations across the state.

Forty-two Pennsylvania Division C teams have ranked in the top 15 nationally since beginning national competition in 1985, and 25 Pennsylvania Division B teams have ranked in the top 15 nationally.

For more information contact Joann Monko, KU instructor of Physical Sciences and Science Olympiad site director, at 484-646-4116 or



Boyertown Jr. High School East
Brandywine Heights Middle School

Exeter Twp. Junior High School

Fleetwood Area Middle School

Hamburg Area Middle School

Kutztown Middle School

Nazareth Area Middle School

Springhouse Middle School

Whitehall Coplay Middle School

Upper Merion Area Middle School



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Central Bucks West HS

Daniel Boone Area HS

Emmaus HS

Exeter Twp. Senior HS

Fleetwood Area HS

Freedom HS
Governor Mifflin HS

Hamburg Area HS

Kutztown Senior HS

Liberty HS

Nazareth Area HS

Northampton Area HS

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Parkland HS

Perkiomen Valley HS

Plymouth Whitemarsh HS

Reading HS

Schuylkill Valley HS

Upper Merion HS

Whitehall Coplay HS

Wyoming Seminary

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Wilson HS (West Lawn)