The Westchester Science & Engineering Fair was held on Saturday, March 10th, 2012 at Sleepy Hollow High School. In total, a record number of 330 student presenters showcased their research achievements in this highly competitive high school science competition. Thanks to the generous support of our sponsors, WESEF was able to award over 150 category awards for projects placing 1st – 4th in their cateogies as well as an additional 120 special awards prizes.
- A complete list of category awards (1st – 4th) is available as a PDF download here.
- A complete list of special awards is available as a PDF download here.
- Photos from the event will be posted shortly, so be sure to check back soon for some of the highlights of the day.
Thanks to a generous donation from Progenics Pharmaceuticals, the primary sponsor of the Westchester Science & Engineering Fair, the top 9 individual projects and top 4 team projects earned an all expenses paid trip to compete in the Intel International Science & Engineering Fair held this year in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania! Those student winners are:
|Category||School||Name of winner(s)|
|Behavior||Ossining||Catie Conte & Adam Illowsky|
|Animal Science||Ossining||Pamela Brigleb & Amanda Bernstein|
|Medicine & Health||Yorktown||Frank Cao & Lily Cao|
|Biochemistry||Briarcliff||Jenny Yang & Jessica Li|
|Plant Science||Ossining||Amelia Clements|
|Cell Biology||Fox Lane||Matthew Bruck|
|Medicine & Health||Hastings||Hannah Street|
Additionally, a second major award, sponsored by Entergy, supports the three top student projects in Environmental Science and/or engineering to attend the ISWEEEP competition held in Houston, Texas later this year. The winners of this competition were:
|Category||School||Name of Winner(s)|
|Environment||Sleepy Hollow||Christian Zhinin & Alex Mendonca|
Congratulations to all student presenters. The enthusiasm, passion for science and quality of research you presented was applauded by the judges and serves as an inspiration for all. Thanks for your participation and we look forward to seeing you next year at WESEF 2013!