The Penn State High Achievers Academic Bowl was held on Tuesday, March 27, at Penn State Harrisburg. This year’s competition marked the 22nd year of the event, and saw eight teams test their knowledge in the event categories of Arts & Entertainment, Sports, Science & Exploration, History & Politics, General Trivia, and World Cultures. Seven seventh graders comprised the Middletown Area Middle School team, which placed 5th
overall in the competition. Team members included Nate Gingrich, AJ Fischer, Mai Dang, Katie Troxell and Jacob Brandt. Alternates for the team were Eileen Reinnagel and Kayla Warhola.