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WYSE Academic Challenge Regional Competition

Feb 5, 2009

Tuesday, February 10th, 125 students from 5 area High Schools will come to WIU's Macomb campus to participate in the WYSE (Worldwide Youth in Science and Engineering) Academic Challenge Regional Competition. Schools compete as teams as their top students take tests from up to seven different academic subjects, including English, Math, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Computer Science and Engineering Graphics. Top scoring students and the top two teams in each division will advance to the Sectional Competition at Knox College this March 14, and potentially to the State competition in Champaign in April.

The tests will be given in Currens Hall, and the results announced and awards presented at 2PM in Currens 203.

contact person: James Rabchuk,; 309-298-2577
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