To encourage student excellence, MCIU is host to several regional events and competitions that move students forward to state and national recognition. Open to public and non-public school students.
These events include the:
- Reading Olympics – For the past sixteen years MCIU has sponsored this event which has grown from 87 teams in 1998 to over 500 teams in 2015 serving approximately 7,000 students.
- MCIU Computer Fair – Advances winners to the PA State Computer Fair.
- Academic Competition – Advancing winners to the Annual PA Academic Competition, which leads to nationals at the Panasonic Academic Challenge in Disney World.
- Math 24 Tournament – The tournament is for 4th – 8th grade students with there being 3 grade level groups (Grade 4/5, Grade 6, and Grade 7/8). There will also be a state-wide tournament this year on June 15, 2016 at Capitol Complex in the Harrisburg Area.