Erik Weibel

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Erik Weibel is from Pennsylvania and was born in 2001.

  • Erik is a voracious reader who reviews YA books for other kids.
  • His favorite book series is Redwall by Brian Jacques.
  • He enjoys fishing and camping in his spare time.

"I am a certified bibliophile. The knowledge I gain being a Scholastic News Kid Reporter will prepare me for a future career in writing."

Erik Weibel

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High Voter Turnout in Pennsylvania

Erik Weibel

April 26th, 2016

Pennsylvania voters made sure their voices were heard in Tuesday’s presidential primary election.
Michael McIntyre (age 16), Sam Hiller (age 16) and Casey Krieger (age 16) talk to Erik about why they are supporting Cruz. “He really cares.”

Ted Cruz Rallies Voters in Scranton

Erik Weibel

April 23rd, 2016

The Republican presidential candidate makes a stop in Scranton, Pennsylvania, as the state's voters prepare to go to the polls.
Erik Weibel in front of the ¼ scale Orion Spacecraft model. The Orion will carry a crew of 4 humans to Mars.

Inspiring Future Scientists

Erik Weibel

April 19th, 2016

At a recent festival in Washington, D.C., students took a virtual trip across Mars.
National Ambassador for Young People's Literature Gene Luen Yang

An Ambassador for Books

Erik Weibel

February 14th, 2016

Graphic novelist Gene Luen Yang is named the National Ambassador for Young People's Literature.
Limestone rubble piles added to the lake bed help to improve fish habitats and water quality.

Bringing a Lake Back to Life

Erik Weibel

January 12th, 2016

Scientists and officials work together to improve a freshwater lake in Pennsylvania.