BBHS Students Excel at Junior Science and Humanities Symposium
Twelve Blind Brook High School students earned a ranking between 1st and 5th place during the Westchester-Rockland Junior Science and Humanities Symposium on Saturday, February 8th. The Junior Science and Humanities Symposium is designed to challenge and engage students (Grades 9-12) in science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM). Individual students compete for scholarships and recognition by presenting the results of their original research efforts before a panel of judges and an audience of their peers. Congratulations go to all of the students who participated in this event as well as Dr. Sugantino who supported the students throughout their research process! Winners are listed below.
Best in Category: Mitchell Saunders - Behavior - 1st Place Samantha Bernstein - Neuroscience - 1st Place Chloe Ng - Environmental Biology - 3rd Place Julianne Vavolizza - Cell and Molecular Biology - 3rd Place
Best overall in poster competition: Mitchell Saunders - Behavior - 1st Place Samantha Bernstein - Neuroscience - 3rd Place
Howard Kuo - Cell and Molecular Biology - 1st Place Abe Baker-Butler - Neuroscience - 1st Place Nicole Rosenzweig - Behavior - 2nd Place Alex Chao - Bioinformatics/Computational Biology - 3rd Place Aidan O’Neil - Environmental Biology - 5th Place Sophia Mullaly - Behavior - 5th Place
Howard Kuo, Abe Baker-Butler, Alex Chao and Nicole Rosenzweig will be advancing to the state competition in Albany this March. Aidan O'Neil and Sophia Mullaly have been named as alternates.
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