Marquette Catholic High School students display their awards for first-place team at the St. Louis Alton Area Physics Teachers High School Physics Contest at Washington University: (from left) Brittany Pace, Andria Pace, Tommy Morrissey, Skylar Cox, Shane Nichols and MCHS physics instructor Jenna Piazza. Morrissey took first place in the competition, while Brittany Pace placed third and her twin sister, Andria, won honorable mention.
Marquette Catholic High School won the first-place team award in the 30th edition of the St. Louis Area Physics Teachers High School Physics Contest April 25 at Washington University.
There were five juniors from Marquette who participated in the small school division testing in mechanics, with Tommy Morrissey placing first, Brittany Pace placing third and Andria Pace winning an honorable mention. Twelve schools and 142 students competed in this year’s competition at Crow’s Hall at Washington University. The Marquette team was led by physics instructor, coach and Scholar Bowl co-adviser Jenna Piazza.