The Annual Academic Challenge was held at Kaskaskia College on February 6. Fifteen district high schools were in competition in the areas of Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Engineering Graphics, English, Math, and Physics. The Salem team placed first in the large school competition.
Individual students from Salem who won awards were:
Biology – 1st place Zarak Islam; 2nd place – Alishba Zahoor; tie for 3rd place – Sonya Jha
Chemistry – 2nd place – Felicia Tan; 3rd place – Cassie Bailey
Computer Science – 2nd place – Sierra Wetmore; tie for 3rd place – James Aldus
English – 1st place – Christian Daniels; 2nd place – Sierra Wetmore
Mathematics – tie for 2nd – Cassie Bailey; tie for 3rd – Joseph Partain
Physics – 1st place – Felicia Tan