The team placed 2nd out of 7 teams in the 1500 division, meaning MPA (130+ high school students) placed 2nd out of schools whose high school enrollment is up to 1500 students. And a nod to these students who placed: Hiba K. – 1st in Chemistry; Augustine L. – 3rd in Chemistry; Grace L. – 3rd in Math; and Adam W. – 2nd in Physics. The WYSE competition is run by the University of Illinois and stands for Worldwide Youth in Science and Engineering. Students compete in the following categories: Engineering Graphics, Computer Science, Math, English, Biology, Physics, and Chemistry.