NCHS Varsity WYSE Competes At State Finals At U Of I

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The NCHS Varsity WYSE team competed in the state finals April 12 on the campus of the University of Illinois and placed second in Division 700 boundaried schools.

Students receiving individual medals were John Schroeder, 5th in mathematics and Alyssa Lohmann, 6th in mathematics.

WYSE (World Youth in Science and Engineering) is an international program coordinated by the College of Engineering at the University of Illinois. Its purpose is to expose high school students to the engineering field. Students test in the areas of biology, chemistry, computer science, engineering graphics, English, mathematics, and physics.

Posing with the 2nd place trophy are Kevin Pitts (Associate Dean of the College of Engineering at the University of Illinois), Tyler Williamson, Lucas Morgan, John Schroeder, Ryan Kell, Sarah Doerr, Caleb Hallock, Langdon Briles, Ethan Small, Abigail Hall, Luke Cox, Alyssa Lohmann, Mackenzie Wells, Brent Harris, Ty Oelze.