2021-22

  • One of the national competitions is the Regeneron Science Talent Search. Regeneron STS is the nation’s oldest and most prestigious science and math competition for high school seniors. Owned and produced by the Society for Science and sponsored by Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, the Science Talent Search focuses on identifying, inspiring and engaging the nation’s most promising young scientists who are creating the ideas that could serve society’s most urgent challenges. The 2022 finalist were selected from 1,805 highly qualified applicants, all of whom completed an original research project and extensive application process. The finalists were selected based on their project’s scientific rigor, originality and creativity of their scientific research, achievements and leadership both inside and outside the classroom, and their potential to become world-changing scientists and leaders. Ryan Doherty, a senior in Carmel Science Research, was named a top 300 scholar in the 81st Regeneron Science Talent Search. He joins the ranks of Nobel prize winners, MacArthur Foundation Fellows, National Medals of Science recipients, and many other distinguished alumni of the Science Talent Search. This honor identifies Ryan Doherty as one of the nation’s most promising young scientists.
    • Ryan Doherty - The Effects of Race and Other Social Determinants of Health on Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis Use: A County-Level Analysis Using the PrEP-to-Need Ratio
  • Jaclyn Repanti (sr) placed 3rd in the category of Behavioral Science at the Eastern Junior Science and Humanities Symposium. She presented her research entitled "Measuring Accessibility within Childcare". 
  • Jaclyn Repanti (sr) and Riley Ward (jr) were chosen as a speaker to present their original research at the Eastern Junior Science and Humanities Symposium before fellow students, teachers, mentors and judges. Their work is the culmination of a three-year Science Research in the High School program that unites students, teachers and mentors in dynamic research. This program has cultivated future scientists from schools in every region in New York State.
    • Student Project Titles:
    • Jaclyn Repanti – Measuring Accessibility within Childcare
    • Riley Ward – Three Food Acid Lab Conclusion Analysis through Qualitative Coding, Cohen’s Kappa and Inter-Rater Reliability
  • Along with his mentors, Ryan Doherty (sr) has submitted the research entitled "The Effects of Race and Other Social Determinants of Health on Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis Use: A County-Level Analysis Using the PrEP-to-Need Ratio" for scholarly publication.
  • Along with her mentors, Riley Ward (jr) has submitted the research entitled "Three Food Acid Lab Conclusion Analysis through Qualitative Coding, Cohen’s Kappa and Inter-Rater Reliability" for scholarly publication. 

2020-21

  • One of the national competitions is the Regeneron Science Talent Search. Regeneron STS is the nation’s oldest and most prestigious science and math competition for high school seniors. Owned and produced by the Society for Science and sponsored by Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, the Science Talent Search focuses on identifying, inspiring and engaging the nation’s most promising young scientists who are creating the ideas that could serve society’s most urgent challenges.  

    The 2021 finalist were selected from 1,760 highly qualified applicants, all of whom completed an original research project and extensive application process. The finalists were selected based on their project’s scientific rigor, originality and creativity of their scientific research, achievements and leadership both inside and outside the classroom, and their potential to become world-changing scientists and leaders.  

    Rebecca Monge, a senior in Carmel Science Research, was named a top 40 finalist in the 80th Regeneron Science Talent Search. She joins the ranks of 13 Nobel prize winners, 21 MacArthur Foundation Fellows, 13 National Medals of Science recipients, and many other distinguished alumni of the Science Talent Search. This honor identifies Rebecca Monge as one of the nation’s most promising young scientists. The finalists are from 37 schools and one home school across 15 states.  As a finalist, she participated in the Finals Week competition. Finalists are each awarded $25,000, and the top 10 winners will receive awards ranging from $40,000 to $250,000. During Finals Week, she underwent a rigorous virtual judging process to compete for more than $1.8 million in awards and had the opportunity to interact with leading scientists and display her project to the public.

    • Rebecca Monge - Polar Amplification in CMIP6 Models: Projections, Mechanisms, and Regional Patterns
  • Ryan Doherty (junior) was accepted into the Summer Science Program (SSP). The Summer Science Program is one of the longest-running pre-college, research-based enrichment programs for highly gifted high school students. Summer Science Program offers teens an exhilarating and inspiring immersion into hands-on experimental science. Working in teams of three, participants complete a real research project, each team taking and analyzing original data. Afterword, they join a worldwide network of 2,500+ alumni of all ages. 
  • Ryan Doherty (junior) won the Innovations in Biological Science Research Award at the Westchester Science and Engineering Fair. It is awarded to innovative projects in Biochemistry, Cell and Molecular Biology, Medicine and Health, Computational Biology/Bioinformatics, and Neuroscience. His research was entitled: An evaluation of Racial and Socioeconomic Health Disparities in Pre-exposure Prophylaxis Use.
  • Cara Galli (senior) won the Minaus River Gorge Ecology Award at the Westchester Science and Engineering Fair. It is awarded to outstanding projects that study the current health of ecosystems. Her research was entitled: A Study of Urban Coyote (Canis latrans) Habitation of Long Island and its Implications.
  • Rebecca Monge (senior) won the Teatown Young Environmentalist Award at the Westchester Science and Engineering Fair. It is awarded to outstanding projects that aim to protect natural habitats and/or ecosystems. Her research was entitled: Polar Amplification in CMIP6 Models: Projections, Mechanisms, and Regional Patterns.
  • Rebecca Monge (senior) placed 1st in the category of Earth Science at the Westchester Science and Engineering Fair. Her research was entitled: Polar Amplification in CMIP6 Models: Projections, Mechanisms, and Regional Patterns.
  • Sebastian Monge (senior) won the Carl Zeiss Curiosity in Research Award at the Westchester Science and Engineering Fair. It is awarded to projects that demonstrate curiosity. His research was entitled: The Correlation Between Legionnaire’s Disease and PM2.5 Levels in Mid-Atlantic Region from 2001-2016.
  • Michelle Shaffer (senior) won the United States Air Force Award at the Westchester Science and Engineering Fair. It is awarded to outstanding projects in Engineering, Mathematics, Computer Science, Life Science and/or Physical Science. Her research was entitled: Proximity to a Hazardous Waste Landfill and the Occurrence of Preterm Births in the Lower Hudson Valley Region.
  • Sebastian Monge (senior), and Rebecca Monge (senior) were chosen as a speaker to present their original research at the Eastern Junior Science and Humanities Symposium before fellow students, teachers, mentors and judges. Their work is the culmination of a three year Science Research in the High School program that unites students, teachers and mentors in dynamic research. This program has cultivated future scientists from schools in every region in New York State.
    • Student Project Titles:
    • Sebastian Monge - The Correlation Between Legionnaire’s Disease and PM2.5 Levels in Mid-Atlantic Region from 2001-2016
    • Rebecca Monge - Polar Amplification in CMIP6 Models: Projections, Mechanisms, and Regional Patterns
  • Rebecca Monge (senior) placed 3rd in the category of Environmental Science at the Eastern Junior Science and Humanities Symposium. 
  • Sandy Zheng (senior) was accepted to the Summer High School Intern Program at the Rochester Institute of Technology Chester F. Carlson Center for Imaging Science. The internships give high school students the chance to get valuable hands-on experience in a real laboratory setting as contributing members of a research team. The internship program provides an opportunity for interaction with other interns who have similar interest and ambitions. Interns benefit from professional development activities and team building exercises. 

2019-20

  • Grace Vaidian (senior) placed 2nd in General Biology category at the Eastern Junior Science and Humanities Symposium and has been selected to move on to the Upstate Junior Science and Humanities Symposium (state wide). She presented her research entitled "Drug Repurposing Across Specific Therapeutic Areas". 
  • Ariana Boswell (jr), Sebastian Monge (jr), Julia Pasquale (sr), Sandy Zheng (jr), Michelle Shaffer (jr), Rebecca Monge (jr), Cara Galli (jr), Deborah Heaslip (sr) and Grace Vaidian (sr) were chosen as a speaker to present their original research at the Eastern Junior Science and Humanities Symposium before fellow students, teachers, mentors and judges. Their work is the culmination of a three year Science Research in the High School program that unites students, teachers and mentors in dynamic research. This program has cultivated future scientists from schools in every region in New York State.
    • Student Project Titles:
    • Ariana Boswell - The Psychosocial Effects of Food Allergies on Adolescents
    • Sebastian Monge - The Effect of Running at Different Race Paces and with Pop Music on the Stride Length of High School Runners
    • Julia Pasquale - An Assessment of the Potential Health Effects of E-Cigarettes compared to the Known Health Effects of Cigarettes
    • Sandy Zheng - Optimal Methods of Harvesting in Microalgae Biofuel Production: A Meta-Analysis Study
    • Michelle Shaffer - Proximity to a Hazardous Waste Landfill and the Occurence of Preterm Births in the Lower Hudson Valley Region
    • Rebecca Monge - The Effect of Climate Change Driven Temperature and Precipitation Changes on Lyme Disease Cases in New York State
    • Cara Galli - Predicting Habitat Size Requirements of Urban Coyotes (Canis latrans)
    • Deborah Heaslip - Analysis of the Color Polymorphism in Yellow Spotted Salamander Eggs
    • Grace Vaidian - Drug Repurposing Across Specific Therapeutic Areas
  • Greta Vaughn (so) was awarded the 3-year Wildlife Technician Program at the Mianus River Gorge. The Wildlife Technician Program is a competitive internship program offering high school students the opportunity to undertake a three-year research program in the natural sciences. The students conduct hands-on field experiments, learn first-hand about the complexities of natural systems and receive expert guidance from the Mianus River Gorge staff, graduate students, and professional partners to produce high-level research studies with significant applications to natural resource management.

2018-19

  • Rebecca Monge (so) placed 3rd in the category of Environmental Science. She presented her research entitled "The Effect of Climate Change driven Precipitation and Temperature changes on Lyme Disease Cases in New York State". 
  • Grace Vaidian (jr)  has been accepted into the 1000 Girls, 1000 Futures program, which is presented by the Global STEM Alliance of the New York Academy of Sciences. As part of the program, our students receive one-on-one mentoring from professional women in STEM fields, network with female STEM enthusiasts and professionals and complete coursework that emphasizes college readiness, leadership, communication and critical thinking skills.
  • Annalena Fusco (sr) placed 3rd in the category of Behavioral and Social Science at the Westchester Science and Engineering Fair. She presented her research entitled: Stem cell misconceptions within High School Biology Education.
  • Isabel Leslie (sr) for winning the Community Impact Award at the Westchester Science and Engineering Fair. It was awarded to projects that strive to advance public good. She presented her research entitled: The Relationship between Positive Teacher Student relationships and the Implementation of the PBIS Programs.
  • Shreya Chopra (sr) for winning the Ricoh Sustainable Development Award at the Westchester Science and Engineering Fair. It is awarded to outstanding effects in addressing issues of environmental responsibility and sustainable development. She presented her research entitled: The Effect of Genetically Modified Crops on Soil Nutrient Content.
  • Meghan Dillon (jr) for winning the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Association (NOAA) Taking the Pulse of the Planet Award at the Westchester Science and Engineering Fair. It is awarded to projects whose research emphasizes NOAA's mission of science, service and stewardships. She presented her research entitled: 
  • Shreya Chopra (sr) for winning the Association for Women Geoscientists Award at the Westchester Science and Engineering Fair. It is awarded to female students whose projects exemplify high standards of innovativeness and scientific excellence in the geosciences. She presented her research entitled: The Effect of Genetically Modified Crops on Soil Nutrient Content.
  • Emily Alps (jr), Monica Zheng (so), Shreya Chopra (sr), Julia Pasquale (jr) and Meghan Dillon (jr) have been chosen as a speaker to present their original research at the Eastern Junior Science and Humanities Symposium before fellow students, teachers, mentors and judges. Their work is the culmination of a three year Science Research in the High School program that unites students, teachers and mentors in dynamic research. This program has cultivated future scientists from schools in every region in New York State.

    • Student Project Titles:
    • Emily Alps - Mysterious Stone Structures of Putnam County: Historical Plausibility
    • Monica Zheng - Perceived Self-Efficacy and Perfectionism Type in Public Suburban High School
    • Shreya Chopra - The Effect of Genetically Modified Crops on Soil  Nutrient Content
    • Julia Pasquale - The Correlation between Radon Levels and Cancer Incidences in New York State
    • Meghan Dillon - The Correlation between Levels of Air Pollution and Death from Alzheimer's Disease Across the United States: Does Foggy Air Lead to a Foggy Mind?
  • Cara Galli (so) was awarded the 3-year Wildlife Technician Program at the Mianus River Gorge. The Wildlife Technician Program is a competitive internship program offering high school students the opportunity to undertake a three-year research program in the natural sciences. The students conduct hands-on field experiments, learn first-hand about the complexities of natural systems and receive expert guidance from the Mianus River Gorge staff, graduate students, and professional partners to produce high-level research studies with significant applications to natural resource management.

  • Ariana Boswell (so), Rebecca Monge (so), Emily Alps (jr), Sebastian Monge (so), Julia Pasquale (jr), Michelle Shaffer (so), Olivia Scaperotti (so), Monica Zheng (jr), William Meyers (so), Kylie Rosenquest (so), Sierra Zory (so) and Sandy Zheng (so) were accepted into the New York Academy of Sciences' Global STEM Alliance STEM U mentoring program. The New York Academy of Sciences is one of the country’s oldest and most widely respected scientific organizations. As part of the program, our students receive one-on-one mentoring from professionals in STEM fields, network with STEM enthusiasts and professionals and complete coursework that emphasizes college readiness, leadership, communication and critical thinking.

2017-18

  • Danielle Kilcawley (jr) had her name published in the seventh edition of the Journal of Dance Medicine Bibliography under the title “Assistant to the Editor” for her work indexing articles for mentors Ruth and John Solomon.
  • Akiah Watts (sr) placed 2nd in the category of Biology at the Afro-Academic Cultural Technological-Scientific Olympics for her research entitled: Linguistic Analysis of Sentence Variety in College Application Essays.
  • Isabela Yepes (sr) placed 2nd in the category of Environmental Science at the Westchester Science and Engineering Fair. She presented her research entitled: Assessment of Current and Functional Conditions for Several Freshwater Wetlands in the Mianus River Watershed.
  • Rahul Atluri (sr) placed 3rd in the category of Cellular and Molecular Biology at the Westchester Science and Engineering Fair. He presented his research entitled: Effect of PI3K Inhibition on Brest Cancer Cells.
  • Akiah Watts (sr) placed 4th in the category of Behavioral and Social Sciences at the Westchester Science and Engineering Fair. She presented her research entitled: Linguistic Analysis of Sentence Variety in College Application Essays.
  • Angela Castronuovo (sr) was awarded the Greg Horrace Creative Approach to Research Award at the Westchester Science and Engineering Fair. It is awarded to projects that utilize a creative and innovative approach to research. Angela presented her research entitled: ct of an Unknown Distance on Rating of Perceived Exertion. 
  • Danielle Kilcawley (jr) was awarded the Cornell University Division of Nutritional Science Award at the Westchester Science and Engineering Fair. It is awarded to outstanding projects in the field of nutritional science. Danielle presented her research entitled: How eating patterns change post-injury within a dancer population.
  • Karissa DiPierro (sr) was awarded the Cornell University Food Science Award at the Westchester Science and Engineering Fair. It is awarded to outstanding projects in the study of food systems. Karissa presented her research entitled: A comparison of food environment factors and rate of obesity on the state and regional levels.
  • Isabela Yepes (sr) was awarded the Stockholm Junior Water Prize at the Westchester Science and Engineering Fair. It was awarded to the top-water related project. Isabela presented her research entitled: Assessment of Current and Functional Conditions for Several Freshwater Wetlands in the Mianus River Watershed.
  • Madeline Olsen (so), Isabel Leslie (jr), Meghan Dillon (so), Deborah Heaslip (so), Grace Vaidian (so), Julia Pasquale (so), Monica Zheng (so) and Daria Brennock (so) have been accepted into the 1000 Girls, 1000 Futures program, which is presented by the Global STEM Alliance of the New York Academy of Sciences. As part of the program, our students receive one-on-one mentoring from professional women in STEM fields, network with female STEM enthusiasts and professionals and complete coursework that emphasizes college readiness, leadership, communication and critical thinking skills.

  • Gretta Silsdorf  (jr) was selected to receive the Second Annual NYIT Mini Research Grant Award for her research proposal, "Occupational Therapy and Its Effect on Sensory Processing Disorder". The review committee has determined her submission to have scientific merit and potential impact, and we are confident your studies will contribute to the field of science and technology.

  • Raehannah Aslam (sr) placed 2nd in Behavioral Science - Speaker category at the Eastern Junior Science and Humanities Symposium and will move on to compete at the Upstate Junior Science and Humanities Symposium (state wide). She presented her research entitled "The Effect of the Decrease in the Growth of Thicker Axon Structures in the Prefrontal Cortex on Violence in Male Adolescents: A Meta-Analysis".
  • Isabela Yepes (sr) placed 3rd in Behavioral Science - Speaker category at the Eastern Junior Science and Humanities Symposium. She presented her research entitled "Effect of Foot Strike on Injury Locations in Runners".
  • Akiah Watts  (sr) placed 2nd in Behavioral Science - Poster category at the Eastern Junior Science and Humanities Symposium. She presented her research entitled "Linguistic Analysis of Sentence Variety in College Application Essays".  
  • Angela Castronuovo (sr), Shreya Chopra (jr), Karissa DiPierro (sr), Andrew Fernandes (sr), Annalena Fusco (jr), Andriy Gura (sr), Danielle Kilcawley (jr), Isabel Leslie (jr), Thomas O'Rourke (jr), Helena O'Sullivan (jr), Gretta Silsdorf (jr) and Akiah Watts (sr) have been chosen to present their original research at the poster session of the Eastern Junior Science and Humanities Symposium before fellow students, teachers, mentors and judges. Their work is the culmination of a three year Science Research in the High School program that unites students, teachers and mentors in dynamic research. This program has cultivated future scientists from schools in every region in New York State.
    • Student Project Titles:
    • Angela Castronuovo - "The Effect of an Unknown Distance on Ration of Perceived Exertion"
    • Shreya Chopra - "Comparison of Genetically Engineered Crops Produced in States from 2000-2017"
    • Karissa DiPierro - "The Effect of Mounting Height on a Photovoltaic Device"
    • Andrew Fernandes - "Survey of Habitable Zones of known Stars and the Frequency of Exoplanets in Different Types of Stars"
    • Annalena Fusco - "Stem Cells Misconceptions within High School Biology Education"
    • Andriy Gura - "How do different types of fertalizers affect soil salinity and microbial biomass in the rhizosphere of red beefsteak tomato (solanum lycopersicum) plants?"
    • Danielle Kilcawley - "How eating patterns change post-injury within a dancer population"
    • Isabel Leslie - "Feeding Preferences of Scavengers in Temperate Deciduous Forests"
    • Thomas O'Rourke - "Evaluation of the Genotoxic Potential of Naturally Occurring Chemicals in the Chicken Egg Genotoxicity Assay (CEGA)"
    • Helena O'Sullivan - "An Accessible Reading Program for Children with Physical Challenges"
    • Gretta Silsdorf - "Occupational therapy and its effect on sensory processing disorder"
    • Akiah Watts - "Linguistic Analysis of Sentence Variety in College Application Essays"
  • Raehannah Aslam (sr), Rahul Atluri (sr), Vincent Castronuovo (sr), and Isabela Yepes (sr) have been chosen as a speaker to present their original research at the Eastern Junior Science and Humanities Symposium before fellow students, teachers, mentors and judges. Their work is the culmination of a three year Science Research in the High School program that unites students, teachers and mentors in dynamic research. This program has cultivated future scientists from schools in every region in New York State.
    • Student Project Titles:
    • Raehannah Aslam - "The Effect of the Decrease in the Growth of Thicker Axon Structures in the Prefrontal Cortex on Violence in Male Adolescents: A Meta-Analysis"
    • Rahul Atluri - "Effect of PI3K Inhibition on Breast Cancer Cells"
    • Vincent Castronuovo - "The Relationship between the Ratio of Runners' Heights to their Stride Lengths and Impact Force"
    • Isabela Yepes - "Effect of Foot Strike on Injury Locations in Runners"

 

 

 

2016-17 Awards

  • Gretta Silsdorf placed 2nd in the category of Medicine and Health at the Somers Science Fair. She presented her research entitled "New Occupational Therapy Methods for Improving the Daily Life of a Child effected by Sensory Processing Disorder".
  • Siobhan Cosgrave placed 3rd in the category of Behavioral Science at the Somers Science Fair. She presented her research entitled "The Rate of Working Memory Development in Children with Down Syndrome in Comparison to their Mainstream Peers". 
  • Karissa DiPierro was awarded the ASU Walton Sustainability Solutions Initiative at the Westchester Science and Engineering Fair. The project that determine innovative solutions to complex sustainability challenges will be awarded a certificate a nomination to enter for a grand prize trip to Arizona for the 2018 Sustainability Solutions Festival. Her project was entitled: "The Effect of Mounting Height on a Photovoltaic Device".

  • Karissa DiPierro was also awarded the Richo America's Corporation Sustainable Development Award at the Westchester Science and Engineering Fair. It is awarded to projects that show outstanding efforts in addressing issues of environmental responsibility and sustainable development. Karissa was also chosen to speak at the Eastern JSHS. Her project was entitled: "The Effect of Mounting Height on a Photovoltaic Device".
  • Jared Ortega was awarded the United States Air Force Award at Westchester Science and Engineering Fair. Jared also earned the opportunity to present a poster at the Upstate JSHS. His project was entitled: "The Distribution of Fishers in Westchester County".

  • Isabela Yepes was awarded the Teatown Young Naturalist Award sponsored by the Teatown Lake Reservation at Westchester Science and Engineering Fair. It is awarded to outstanding projects that study animals in their natural surroundings. Isabela's project was entitled: "Functional Assessment and Management Recommendations for Several (freshwater) Wetlands in the Mianus River Watershed".

  • Raehannah Aslam placed 4th in the category of Behavioral and Social Sciences at Westchester Science and Engineering Fair. Raehannah's project was entitled: "The Effect of the Decrease of Axon Structures in the Prefrontal Cortex and its' Effect on Violence in Male Adolescents: A Meta-Analysis Study".

  • Emily Schalkham placed 3rd in the category of Behavioral and Social Sciences at Westchester Science and Engineering Fair. Emily's project was entitled: "Criminal Personality: The Difference between Criminals and the Lawful".

  • Emily Schalkham (senior) placed 2nd in Behavior 2 category at the Eastern Junior Science and Humanities Symposium and has been selected to move on to the Upstate Junior Science and Humanities Symposium (state wide). She presented her research entitled "Criminal Personality: The Difference between Criminals and the Lawful". 
  • Jared Ortega (senior) placed 2nd in General Biology 1 category at the Eastern Junior Science and Humanities Symposium and has been selected to move on to the Upstate Junior Science and Humanities Symposium (state wide). He presented his research entitled "The Distribution of Fishers in Westchester County". 
  • Angela Castronuovo (junior) placed 2nd in Behavior 1 category at the Eastern Junior Science and Humanities Symposium and has been selected to move on to the Upstate Junior Science and Humanities Symposium (state wide). She presented her research entitled "The Effect of an Unknown Distance on Race Performance". 
  • Akiah Watts (junior) placed 3rd in Behavior 2 category at the Eastern Junior Science and Humanities Symposium. She presented her research entitled "Linguistics Analysis of Sentence Variety in Essays". 
  • Kayla Medina (sophomore) and Gretta Silsdorf (sophomore) have been named the recipients of the New York Institute of Technology - Life Science Mini Research Grant Award. 
  • Angela Castronuovo (junior), Raehannah Aslam (junior), Emily Schalkham (senior), Akiah Watts (junior), Jared Ortega (senior), Isabela Yepes (junior), Andrew Fernandes (junior) and Karissa DiPierro (junior)have been chosen to present their original research at the Eastern Junior Science and Humanities Symposium before fellow students, teachers, mentors and judges. Their work is the culmination of a three year Science Research in the High School program that unites students, teachers and mentors in dynamic research. This program has cultivated future scientists from schools in every region of New York State.

    Student Research Project Titles:

    Angela Castronuovo - "The Effect of an Unknown Distance on Race Performance"

    Raehannah Aslam - "The Effect of the Decrease of Axon Structures in the Prefrontal Cortex and it's Effect on Violence in Male Adolescents: A Meta-Analysis Study"

    Emily Schalkham - "Criminal Personality: The Difference between Criminals and the Lawful"

    Akiah Watts - "Linguistics Analysis of Sentence Variety in Essays"

    Jared Ortega - "The Distribution of Fishers in Westchester County"

    Isabela Yepes - "Functional Assessment and Management Recommendations for Several (freshwater) Wetlands in the Mianus River Watershed"

    Andrew Fernandes - "Survey of Habitable Zones of Known Stars and the Frequency of Exoplanets in Different Types of Stars"

    Karissa DiPierro - "The Effect of Mounting Height on a Photovoltaic Device"

  • Siobhan Cosgrave (sophomore), Isabel Leslie (sophomore), Kayla Medina (sophomore), Akiah Watts (junior) have been accepted into the 1000 Girls, 1000 Futures program, which is presented by the Global STEM Alliance of the New York Academy of Sciences. As part of the program, our students receive one-on-one mentoring from professional women in STEM fields, network with female STEM enthusiasts and professionals and complete coursework that emphasizes college readiness, leadership, communication and critical thinking skills.

2015-16 Awards

  • Eliza Fisher (senior) placed 3rd in the Behavioral category for her research on "The effect of music tempo on equine heart rate," at the Eastern Junior Science and Humanities Symposium. 
  • Isabela Yepes (sophomore) was awarded a 3-year internship at the Mianus River Gorge in the Wildlife Technician Program.
  • Jared Ortega (junior) presented his research, "The distribution of fishers in Westchester County" at the Eastern Junior Science and Humanities Symposium. Next year, he will work under Dr. Chris Nagy, a prominent biologist involved in ecological research.
  • Emily Schalkham (junior) placed 4th in the Behavioral Science category at the Westchester Science and Technology Fair, where she presented her work on "Criminal Personality: The difference between criminals and the lawful." 
  • Andriy Gura (sophomore) has been accepted into the Teatown Environmental Science Academy, an intensive and challenging field-based environmental science program for high school students
  • Isabela Yepes (sophomore) placed 1st in the Health and Medicine category at the Westlake Science Fair, where she presented her work on "The association between knowledge and runner's footwear choice and its impact on injuries."
  • Rahul Atluri (sophomore) placed 1st in the Health and Medicine category at the Westlake Science Fair, where he presented his work on "Effects of nutrient starvation on cancer cells."
  • Thomas Viadian (sophomore) placed 3rd in the Mathematics category at the Westlake Science Fair, where he presented his work on "The correlation between socioeconomic status and available healthcare services with the spread of mosquito borne diseases."
  • Andrew Fernandes (sophomore) placed 3rd in the Earth and Planetary Science category at the Westlake Science Fair, where he presented his work on "Survey of habitable zone of known stars and frequency of rocky inner planets in different types of stars."
  • Jared Ortega (junior) was selected to accept the award of excellence from the Federated Conservationists of Westchester County, Inc  at the 51st Annual Meeting.