Western Pines Student Shines At Academic Games

Congratulations to Western Pines Middle School eighth grader Lucas Mierzwa, who participated in the Academic Games League National Tournament held April 19-22 in Atlanta. Mierzwa placed fourth individually in Current Events, and his team placed second. Mierzwa also competed in Equations, Presidents and Propaganda. In all of his events, he scored in the top half or top third of the students. There were 850 students from across the country in the competition. Of those, 57 students represented Palm Beach County.