Environmental Essay Contest Winners Announced

June 8, 2015

The winners of The University of Scranton and Pennsylvania American Water essay contest were announced at An Evening of Environmental Science, which was held recently in the University’s Loyola Science Center.

In the seventh to eighth grade category, Eden Rozing of Mid Valley Secondary Center came in first place; Samantha Shelesky of Mid Valley Secondary Center came in second place; Brad Williams of North Pocono Middle School came in third place; and John Piorkowski of Mid Valley Secondary Center received honorable mention.

In the ninth to twelfth grade category, Courtney Wheeland and Sam Egan came in first place; Keira D'Agostino came in second place; Catherine Riley came in third place; and Alexa Anzulewicz received honorable mention. All are from West Scranton High School.

The event showcased essay contest submissions from students in grades 7 to 12 that addressed the theme “The Air We Share.”

More than 100 people attended An Evening of Environmental Science, which featured hands-on science activities and physics demonstrations run by University students. The event was hosted by the University’s student Sustainability Club.

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