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Mulick earns awards at competition


Jonathan Mulick earned 15 awards and scholarships at the Pittsburgh Science & Engineering Fair Held at Heinz Field. His project was titled: The Analysis, Toxicity, and Treatment of Hydraulic Fracturing Wastewater. Photo By E. Henigan Studios

Jonathan Mulick earned 15 awards at the Pittsburgh Science & Engineering Fair held at Heinz Field on March 28-29.

Jonathan›s project was entitled, The Analysis, Toxicity, and Treatment of Hydraulic Fracturing Watewater. As a winner, he received scholarships, cash, certificates, medallions and an engraved trophy. 

He was also selected to submit his research to the State Stockholm Junior Water Prize Competition. This was his sixth year of competition in this science fair.

The awards Jonathan received included:

1st Place Chemistry: Senior Division Award and the Honorary Scientist Perseverance Award.

University Scholarships from: Allegheny College, Duquesne University, Saint Francis University and Seton Hill University.

Affiliate Sponsor Awards are national awards presented at PRSEF thanks to its affiliation with the Society for the Science and the Public (SSP) and the International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF): Ricoh Sustainable Development Award and Stockholm Junior Regional Water Prize for Excellence.

Sponsor Awards: Alcosan; American Chemical Society, Pittsburgh Section; Bergad Inc .; Carnegie Mellon University Chapter, Sigma XI; Extrel CMS; Chevron; and, Range Resources, Appalachia LLC.

Nearly 1,100 students from more than 100 schools across western Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and Maryland competed for $1,000,000 in cash prizes and scholarships this year at Carnegie Science Center's Pittsburgh Regional Science & Engineering Fair. Selected high school winners from the regional competitions will now represent the region at the Intel International Science & Engineering Fair, May 11-16, 2014 in Los Angeles. For a complete list of winners, visit

The Pittsburgh Regional Science & Engineering Fair (PRSEF), a program of Carnegie Science Center's Chevron Center for STEM Education and Career Development, has been a Pittsburgh tradition since 1940. Celebrating its 75th year in 2014, PRSEF is the third oldest science fair in the United States under the affiliation of the Society for Science and the Public.

Presenting Sponsors of the Science Fair include FedEx Ground, Kennametal, the Grable Foundation, and United States Steel Corporation. Other sponsors include science teachers, corporations, foundations, universities and professional science and technology societies.

Visit for more details about PRSEF.


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