The 76th annual Pennsylvania Junior Academy of Science (PJAS) regional competition was held at Cecelia Snyder Middle School on Saturday, February 23, 2019. Over 350 students from Philadelphia and Bucks County presented their independent scientific research to professional scientists and educators in this regional fair. Students had their choice of creating a purposeful science experiment, exploring a mathematics topic above their current range of study, or exploring technology with a Computer Science or Engineering project.
36 Bensalem High School students competed with 35 students placing first and 1 student placing second. At the middle school level, 16 Shafer students participated with 15 earning first place. 10 Snyder students participated with 9 earning first place awards.
All first place winners have qualified to present at the 84th annual PJAS State Competition, May 19, 20, and 21, 2019 at Penn State University in University Park. Congratulations to all participants!