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Prep's Science Research Students Excel in Competitions

Monday, March 14, 2011   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Michael Graziano
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On Sunday, March 13th, our Science Research Program seniors competed at the Junior Science Humanities Symposium at York College.  Here are the results:
Paul Bergin: First Place in Physics
Natalie Madrowski: First Place in Behavioral Sciences
Kenneth Tong--Second Place in Behavioral Sciences
Sean Coffey---First Place in Physics
Paul Bergin placed second in the overall competition and is invited to present his work at the regional competition. This is the second year that a student from SFP has represented New York at the regional.

In addition, seven St. Francis Prep seniors were named finalists at The New York City Science and Engineering Fair (NYCSEF) Preliminary Event that was held on Sunday, March 6, 2011 at The City College of New York (Manhattan).  Listed below are the names of the students invited to participate in the Finals Event on March 29, 2011 at the American Museum of Natural History.

Paul Bergin
Sheree Brown-Carter
Meredith Mills
Oluwadamilare Oyefeso
Divya Patel
Katherine Santana

The New York City Science and Engineering Fair (NYCSEF), sponsored by the New York City Department of Education (NYCDOE) and the City University of New York (CUNY) / Office of Academic Affairs, is the city's largest high school research competition.  More than 600 students from around the city submitted applications tothe 2011 NYCSEF for a chance to compete for a variety of cash and prizes including an all-expense trip to Los Angeles, CA representing NYC at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF).

Congratulations to all of these fine students and St. Francis Prep's Science Research faculty advisers Mary Ann
Spicijaric, Annette Kosiorowski and James Boylan.