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County Legislature Honors Science Fair Winners

6/18/2007 4:13:00 AM



Before the start of its May 21 meeting, the Board of Legislators honored high school students from around the County who won awards at WESEF and represented Westchester County at the INTEL International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF).


WESEF is the local Westchester County science fair affiliated with the INTEL ISEF/ Science Service. Since its inception in 2000, Westchester Science & Engineering Fair (WESEF) has grown tremendously. Last year, over 150 students entered projects from a total of 23 different schools across Westchester and Putnam Counties.The Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) is the world’s largest pre-college science fair. It brings together more than 1,200 of the most curious and capable young science pioneers from more than 40 countries to share ideas, showcase cutting-edge science and compete for more than $2 million in awards and scholarships.Categories included: behavioral and social sciences, biochemistry, engineering, mathematics, medicine and health among others.

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Legislator Tom Abinanti, legislator Lois Bronz and Janet Longo-Abinanti (Sleepy Hollow High School).



Paul Maddon, CEO of Progenics Pharmaceuticals and the largest sponsor of the Westchester Science + Engineering Fair (WESEF) has been extremely supportive of the science research students and programs since the inception of WESEF 7 years ago.







District 2 - Legislator Ursula LaMotte with Robert Tenreiro





District 4 - Legislator Mike Kaplowitz with Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Martin Mata, George Guo and Thomas Lipscomb





 District 9 - Legislator Bill Burton with Nathalie Tadena, Supriya Mishra, Tina Liu, Jessica Palmer (1st row) Rachel Sitts, Marc Egerman and Aman Sarup (2nd row)





 District 15 - Legislator Tom Abinanti with Melanie Chow






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