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Fenwick ACES Team Places Third in Midwest

Friars' STEM students place 2nd in Illinois for Academic Challenge in Engineering and Science (formerly known as WYSE).
Fenwick competed at the Academic Challenge in Engineering and Science (ACES, formerly WYSE) Illinois state competition before the Easter break. After finishing first in each of the last two years, Fenwick placed second in the state of Illinois in 2022 and third in the Midwest Region. Fenwick is the only school in Illinois that has finished in a top-four spot in each of the last five years in their competition division.

Our state roster, with individual medal winners highlighted:

Vince Beltran
Zach Dahhan
Will Frech
Natalia Harnisch
Finley Huggins (1st in Mathematics, 1st in Physics)
Quinn Hynes
Anka Lampe (5th in English)
Lilly Metz
Katy Nairn (2nd in Biology, 4th in English)
Hugo Nunez
Charlie Phillips
Grant Schleiter
Annie Showel
Grace Simmons
Erica Stehlik
Reny Tzankova
Cole Ude (4th in Biology)
Toby Yang (5th in Mathematics)
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