Two Delone Catholic High School students received recognition at the York County Science and Engineering Fair (YCSEF) held at Penn State York March 2- 6. Richard King competed in the Senior Division with a project entitled “A Study of Male and Female Teenagers and Their Preferences Toward Their Parents and Friends.” In his project, Richard used the Columbia Card Task to determine if teenagers were inclined to earn rewards for their parents at the expense of their friends or vice versa. Richard’s project received an award for Excellence in Applied Statistics, presented by the American Statistical Association Harrisburg Chapter.
Tyler Hillson (pictured above) competed in the Junior Division with a project entitled “A Cyanobacteria- Free Lake Is Just A Peel Away.” Tyler tested a variety of fruit peels to determine if the peels would be able to suppress the growth of cyanobacteria, an algae that often blooms uncontrolled in local lakes and ponds. Tyler’s project was chosen as the best Junior project at the fair when he was named Junior Grand Champion. This is the second year in a row that he has earned this title, last year he was representing St Francis Xavier School in Gettysburg. Tyler also received an award for his statistical analysis from the American Statistical Association Harrisburg Chapter.
Richard King, a Delone Catholic junior, competed in the Senior Division with a project entitled “A Study of Male and Female Teenagers and Their Preferences Toward Their Parents and Friends.”