Manhasset Students Compete In WAC Lighting Invitational Science Fair


Students at Manhasset Secondary School recently competed in the virtual WAC Lighting Invitational Science Fair. The competition was for ninth to eleventh grade students, including some of Manhasset’s Introduction to Research students. Those who participated presented their research to judges and professionals in their respective fields of science.

The event provides students with a goal as they spend many months completing their projects ahead of the fair.

Congratulations to the following students who were honored with awards:

First Place – Environmental: Brian Liang, Grade 11. Second Place – Chemistry: Edward Lee, Grade 9. Third Place, in their respective categories: Alexander Demetriades, Grade 9, Physics, Kristen DiConza, Grade 10, Environmental, Rachel Lee, Grade 11, Computer Science and Modeling, Paul Park, Grade 10, Engineering, Benjamin Punzalan, Grade 10, Environmental, Emily Theodosopoulos Grade 10, Environmental.

Honorable Mention, in their respective categories: Wilson Hu, Grade 11, Environmental, Kayla Liu, Grade 10, Environmental, Maddox Nesterczuk, Grade 10, Engineering, Sara Plunkett, Grade 10, Behavioral Science, William Wesson, Grade 9, Physics, Bowen Wu, Grade 9, Chemistry, Victoria Yang, Grade 10, Biology, Caroline Yoon, Grade 11, Computer Science and Modeling.

—Submitted by the Manhasset School District

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