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Park High School's International Baccalaureate students complete Extended Essays

Park IB Essay

Park High School's International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma candidates celebrated the completion of their Extended Essays on Thursday, Feb. 15. Nine students each shared their selected topic and what they learned with fellow students, parents and staff. 

The extended essay is a mandatory core component of the IB Diploma Program. It is a research paper of up to 4,000 words giving students an opportunity to conduct independent research or an investigation on a topic that interests them. The extended essay is externally assessed by instructors throughout the world.

The Class of 2018 IB students include: Natalie Bous, Ryan Gordon, Tyler Katzenmaier, Sarah Profico, Noah Susag, Serena Vang, Abby Wamstad and Zack Zenjo.