More than 70 teams of high school students put their computer, math and science skills to the test during Milwaukee School of Engineering’s annual Opportunity Conference in November. The OP Conference gives high school students the opportunity to demonstrate excellence in academic pursuits.

“OP”portunity Computer Conference
1st place: Parker High School (Team B), Janesville, Wis.
2nd place: Fort Atkinson High School (Team A), Fort Atkinson, Wis.
3rd place: Fort Atkinson High School (Team B), Fort Atkinson, Wis.
3rd place: Whitewater High School, Whitewater, Wis.

“OP”portunity Math Conference
1st place: Lake Forest Academy (Team A), Lake Forest, Ill.
2nd place: Marquette University High School, Milwaukee
3rd place: Whitefish Bay High School, Whitefish Bay, Wis.

“OP”portunity Science Conference
1st place: Vernon Hills High School, Vernon Hills, Ill.
2nd place: Libertyville High School (Team A), Libertyville, Ill.
3rd place: Arrowhead High School (Team A), Hartland, Wis.

MSOE is an independent, non-profit university with about 2,600 students. MSOE offers bachelor’s and master’s degrees in engineering, business, mathematics and nursing. The university has a national academic reputation; longstanding ties to business and industry; dedicated professors with real-world experience; a 94% placement rate; and the highest average starting and mid-career salaries of any Wisconsin university according to PayScale Inc. MSOE graduates are well-rounded, technologically experienced and highly productive professionals and leaders.