- Last Updated on Wednesday, 29 April 2020 19:37
Patrick Weldon, a seventh grade student at St. Louise de Marillac School in Upper St. Clair, took home First Place in the Pennsylvania Junior Academy of Science Regional Meet held February 1st at Duquesne University.
Patrick lives in Carroll Township, and is the son of Dr. Patrick and Alexis Weldon.
Presentations were given by students throughout the region from public and private schools in 12 scientific categories of research, and were evaluated by judges on scientific thought, analytical approach, and presentation. Patrick received a First Place award in the Chemistry division for his research on air quality. In addition, Patrick also received two special awards. The first was the Excellence in Science Award presented by the University of Duquesne, and the second the Excellence in Chemistry and Biochemistry Award presented by the American Chemistry Society.