12 Byram Hills HS students win awards in Westchester-Rockland Junior Science and Humanities Symposium

A total of 22 seniors competed in the event held last Saturday at John Jay High School in Cross River.

News 12 Staff

Feb 2, 2023, 8:41 PM

Updated 477 days ago

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Twelve Byram Hills High School students won awards in the Westchester-Rockland Junior Science and Humanities Symposium.
Local winners include Samantha Schaevitz and Remi Matza, who won first place for medicine and health, and Lindsay Miller who won for behavior.  Peter Mon came in second place for math/computer science. 
Eight students who won at the regional event will compete at the state symposium in March.
A total of 22 seniors competed in the competition held last Saturday at John Jay High School in Cross River.

Here's a complete list of winners:

Regional winners:
First place:
Caleb Palappillil - Bioinformatics

Second place:
Alaska Fairbanks - Medicine & Health
Chloe Bernstein - Cell Biology
Ethan Cherry - Behavior

Third place:
Aliza Hammond - Neurology

Fourth place:
Max Teitelbaum - Medicine & Health

Fifth place:
Samantha Milewicz - Neurology
Ella Javorsky - Cell Biology

In March, Caleb, Alaska, Chloe and Ethan will compete as presenters at the Upstate New York Junior Science and Humanities Symposium in Albany for a place at the national JSHS competition in Virginia in April. Max and Aliza will present their posters in Albany.

First place:
Samantha Schaevitz - Medicine & Health
Remi Matza - Medicine & Health
Lindsay Miller - Behavior

Second place:
Peter Mon - Math/Computer Science



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