PHS Grad's Early Finish Leads to Great Start

Pottstown High School 2021 graduate Hannah Wilson needed just three years to complete all of her course requirements to earn a degree in biochemistry with a minor in chemistry from Eastern University. While at Eastern, she was a teacher's assistant for general chemistry students. She earned awards for the highest academics in biochemistry and organic chemistry and was inducted into Sigma Zeta, where served as their president her senior year. She was also involved in the Earthkeepers club.

This spring Hannah received the highest achievement award from the American Chemical Society. 

At the graduation ceremony, she received the academic honors award for maintaining a 4.0 GPA every semester at the university. 

Immediately after graduation, she began working at Fox Chase Hospital in their laboratory division for cancer research. 

Recently, she said she would like to thank her PHS teachers, especially those in the science department who helped nurture and interest in love of the sciences "I felt very prepared to handle my college science classes", her words of encouragement to the students at PHS "dream big and you are capable of more than you think you are.

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