Young Scientists Shine at WESEF
Briarcliff High School’s science research students boasted a strong showing at the annual Westchester Science & Engineering Fair, held at Sleepy Hollow High School.
Briarcliff students were among the more than 550 participants who presented to 300 plus judges throughout the day.
Science research teachers Melissa Carnahan, Kim Dyer, Michael Inglis and Annemarie O’Brien offered their congratulations to the day’s award-winners, including the following students who received special awards:
American Meteorological Society Award: Kaveri Gowda
American Psychological Association Award: Kieran Roth
Association for Women Geoscientists Award: Kaveri Gowda
Stockholm Junior Water Prize: Kaveri Goda
Walter Kass Memorial Award: Maria Capasso
Yale Science & Engineering Association Award: Farhannah Mohideen
Special congratulations to the following best in category award winners:
1st Place in Behavioral Science: Ava Goldwyn
2nd Place in Cellular and Molecular Biology: Jacqueline Contento, Samantha Manimala
3rd Place in Behavioral Science: Grace Boyar, Georgia Minkoff
3rd Place in Environmental Science: Kaveri Gowda
3rd Place in Medicine and Health: Lauren Ballini
3rd Place in Microbiology: Lin Xie
4th Place in Animal Sciences: Lindsay Shapiro
4th Place in Astronomy and Physics: Benjamin Shi
4th Place in Cellular and Molecular Biology: Lucas Benson
4th Place in Computational Biology and Bioinformatics: Aidan Bohan
4th Place in Environmental Science: Joseph Raphael
4th Place in Medicine and Health: Hannah Gelfand, Edison Ho
4th Place in Microbiology: Steven Orientale
“The science research team and Briarcliff High School community are so proud of our students and their achievements,” the science research teachers said in a joint statement.
Pictured from left to right: Science research teacher Kimberly Dyer, Kaveri Gowda, science research teacher Michael Inglis, Joseph Raphael, Jacqueline Contento and science research teachers Melissa Carnahan and Annmarie O'Brien.