The Westchester Science & Engineering Fair (WESEF) encourages students to participate in hands on science by providing a forum for showcasing the outstanding research of high school students in Westchester & Putnam counties of New York State and sponsoring the top students from the fair to advance to the REGENERON International Science & Engineering Fair.
Congratulations to all students who participated in our virtual 2022 Regeneron Westchester (NY) Science and Engineering Fair (www.WESEF.org) and thank you to our many judge volunteers!
Regeneron WESEF Awards Ceremony
Thanks to the generous support of our title sponsor Regeneron, and our many other donors, we were able to hold our exciting in-person Awards Ceremony on Thursday, March 24th -7pm at Somers High School.
The official list of all Regeneron WESEF 2022 Award Winners is now Available:
The event was recorded via live stream video which is available below:
Please find the official WESEF Photos from the Awards Ceremony here.
All photos are FREE to download thanks to Megan Zupan Photography
Meet the Regeneron ISEF Finalists:
Twenty top projects were selected as best in fair and will advance to attend the virtual 2022 Regeneron International Science & Engineering Fair (ISEF) which will take place this year in Atlanta, Georgia May 7-13, 2022. The top winners are included in the table below:
This year was our biggest and best Regeneron Westchester Science & Engineering Fair yet! In total, we had approximately 560 projects representing 44 high schools in our region including Westchester and Putnam Counties. The caliber of our students’ work was exceptional and rivals that of professional scientists!
We are excited to share the results of our science fair:
The top Regeneron WESEF winners will advance to the International Science & Engineering Fair in Pittsburgh, PA May 13th – May 19th where they will compete among 1,800 students from more than 75 countries around the world for $4 million in prizes.
Additionally, Regeneron WESEF is able to the send nine qualifying projects to the Genius Olympiad June 11th – June 16th, an international science fair held in Oswego, NY which will include a total of 600 projects from over 70 countries.
We must additionally thank the more than 300 judges who volunteers to support student interests in science by giving generously of their time on a Saturday morning.
Finally, we recognize that this science fair would not be possible without the continued support of our donor organizations including our top donors Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Acorda Therapeutics, Entergy, and Boehringer Ingelheim Cares. Additional information on our donors can be found here.
Photos from the awards ceremony can be found here.
The Photo Montage from the Awards Ceremony is available here.
The top 12 individual and top 3 teams advancing to the International Science & Engineering Fair are:
|Caitlin O’Donnell||Yorktown High School|
|Alaina Otto||Sleepy Hollow High School|
|Simon Peck||Fox Lane High School|
|Madiha Zia||Ossining High School|
|Jessica Finkler||Mahopac High School|
|Eden Sheinin||Yorktown High School|
|Tara Venkatadri||Ardsley High School|
|Sarah Broas||Putnam Valley High School|
|Rachel Joseph||Somers High School|
|Kiera Mallinson||Pelham Memorial High School|
|Michaela Kyer||Yorktown High School|
|Isha Puri||Horace Greely High School|
|Julia Piccirillo-Stosser, Sabrina Piccirillo-Stosser, & Kiara Tavares||Ossining High School|
|Hannah Bilton & Emma Bilton||Yorktown High School|
|Jainil Sutaria, Rachel Li, & Chelsea Wang||Ardsley High School|
The top 9 projects advancing to the Genius Olympiad are:
|Magdalene Ford||Ossining High School|
|Ryan Onatzevitch||Yorktown High School|
|Madeleine Sleeman||Fox Lane High School|
|Peter Wei||Pelham Memorial High School|
|Pranav Burugula||Yorktown High School|
|Chirag Kumar||Horace Greeley High School|
|Jamie Kramer||Dobbs Ferry High School|
|Bryan Mesquita||Westlake High School|
|Susanna Weber||Mamaroneck High School|
Many thanks to all who helped to pull this event together, including the donors, judge volunteers, teachers, parents, mentors, and student volunteers! Thank you for your continued participation, interest, and support!