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Sycamore student places in W.Y.S.E.

Published: Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013 9:49 a.m. CST

Casey Bunge, 15, a junior at Sycamore High School, won first place in the Math and the Physics sections of the Regional W.Y.S.E. competition (Division 1500) at Kishwaukee College on Feb. 5.

Bunge is a repeat winner of the Math section and came in second place last year in the Physics section. Next stop is the Sectional Competition at Northern Illinois University and then the State Finals at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

The Academic Challenge is a competitive series of tests created and administered by Worldwide Youth in Science and Engineering and offered to high school students in Illinois and Missouri.

Test material is drawn from senior high school and freshman level college curricula.

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