Forty of our own Penn Students will be sent to nationals in Nashville, TN for the T.E.A.M.S Competition

T.E.A.M.S. stands for test of engineering, aptitude, mathematics, science.

They have seven teams this year, each with eight students, and a whopping 5 out of the 7 made it.

There are three parts to the competition (Multiple Choice Math Test, Written Scenario, On the Spot Build)

They competed in February, and scores came in on the 12th of April. Below are all of the students apart of T.E.A.M.S.


TEAMS 11/12 state champions (and national qualifiers)

Jack Bao
David Kim
Matt Shan
Edward Atkinson
Megha Deveraj
Olivia Mercurio
Kanika Arora
Yejee Oh
11/12 national qualifiers

Julia Kwak
Peter Rutkowski
Vishal Patel
Andrew Bernard
Annaliza Canda
Mason Lee
Alex Dobbins
Monesh Devireddy
Josh Zhao
Rachel Casetti
Nick Casetti
Baker Nasser
Chris Yun
Muqsit Buchh
Audrey Murray
Eric Pfrender
Jewon Oh
Peter Jung
Presto George
Riley Vreeke
Tim Porsche
Nick Thurin
Hannah McGinness
Michelle Tapp

9/10 national qualifiers:

Tina Lu
Chelsea Chen
Rebecca Yuan
Keegan Palonis
Leah Ingle
Celine Wang
Amy Bernard
Priya Chaudhary


By Kevin McNulty

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