Students place in poster competition
April 26, 2013 11:00 AM

LORETTO — Several local students placed in the recent 2013 Pennsylvania Statistics Competition hosted by Saint Francis University in Loretto.

A total of 524 posters from across Pennsylvania were judged and included 67 posters from grades kindergarten through third grade, 200 from grades fourth through sixth, 185 from grades seventh through ninth, and 72 from grades 10th through 12th.

The annual, statewide competition is in its 17th year.

To view posters and a list of students, teachers and schools who have placed in first though fourth place or received an honorable mention, go to http://francis. edu/science-outreach-cen ter/ and choose the link for the PA Statistics Poster Competition.

Students who submitted the winning posters will be presented $96 for first place, $72 for second place, $48 for third place and $24 for fourth place.

Certificates will be awarded to the winning posters, including the honorable mention posters. At least five posters in each grade category will be submitted to the National Statistics Poster Competition, coordinated by the American Statistical Association.

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