Nov 2014 BOE Mtg Citations
BOARD OF EDUCATION
NOVEMBER 13, 2014
Emma Como These students, from Girl Scout
Haley D’Ambrosio Troop 1431, weeded, cleaned flower
Maura Reilly beds, then planted mums donated
Jordan Weber by the PTA.
Awards presented by Ms. Castello
Liam Harrison Student selected as All-National
Jared Bergen Jared worked closely with the
Coastal Research & Education
Society of Long Island to
map and analyze whale & dolphin data.
Shannon Bohman Shannon was accepted as Simons Fellow
of SUNY Stony Brook where she
studied seismicity in stars.
Nicholas Cowan Nicholas is using ARCGIS to create
geospatial maps of potential coyote
colonization sites in Suffolk County.
Nicole Farese Nicole has studied the ecology of Long
Island as a student in Brookhaven
National Laboratory’s Discovery
Science Series in Environmental
Emily Faughnan Emily conducted research on brain
wave activity in response to the Mozart
Effect and spatial cognition.
Caitlin Gormley Caitlin studied plasmids as vectors,
antibiotic resistance transformations
and restriction analysis of recombinant
DNA at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory.
Christine Guinessey Christine conducted research on the
aggressive behavior in fruit flies
by comparing wild type and genetically
modified wingless species.
Owen Guinessey Owen conducted research including a regression
analysis of Long Island Native American Indian
arrow head sizes to historically documented prey
Liam Haber Liam conducted an analysis of brain waves when
students were exposed to unknown substances
in black boxes.
Isha Khawaja Isha is currently conducting her research in the
High School greenhouse in aquaponics and is
establishing growth rate vs. media for
Allison Murphy Allison was an Intel finalist for her research on the
variation of mitochondrial DNA of the threatened
banded sunfish within the Peconic Estuary
Jack Novak Jack is doing research on the genetic variation
of the seaside dragonlette dragonfly at
Brookhaven National Laboratory’s High School
Science Research Program.
Christopher Palmeri Chris has been working with Brookhaven National
Laboratory’s High School Science Research
Program. He has been synthesizing and coding
datasets of black carbon collected over India and
The Brazilian Amazon.
Shreeya Panigrahi Shreeya is one of eight students accepted in
Cold Spring Harbor’s Partners of the Future
Jahan Rahman Jahan has won awards for his research on the
genetic variation of horseshoe crabs from 13
beaches around the Island.
Sean Velazquez Sean is currently conducting research in
cardiovascular epidemiology with two
mentors at Stony Brook University.
Awards presented by Mr. Hoffer