Science research students from the Lakeland Central School District registered several performances at the 13th annual Regeneron - Westchester Science and Engineering Fair held over the weekend.
More than 350 students from 33 area high schools in Westchester and Putnam Counties presented their science research projects at the fair which was sponsored by Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Acorda Therapeutics and Entergy. Students showcased their multi-year research science projects in a competitive venue featuring individual and team poster presentations. They were judged by local experts in the fields of life science, physical science, environmental studies, psychology and engineering.
Top performances by district students included:
From Lakeland High School:
Senior Rebecca Amoresse placed second in the Behavior Science Category
Junior Jash Patel placed fourth in the Medicine and Health Category.
Senior Christina Tartaglia won the "Steve and Sue Clayton Visual Impact Award for Behavior Science"
From Walter Panas High School:
Senior Elizabeth Sillcocks placed second in the Behavior Science Category.
Junior Denisse Janvier placed third in Biochemistry Category.
Senior Tanay Bhandarkar won the "Association of Geoscientists Award"
Junior Alan Cha won the "Yale Science and Engineering Association Award" and the "Steve and Sue Clayton Visual Impact Award for Computer Science"
Junior Logan Baral won the "Philips Award for Exceptional Research"