SHS Student Named Intel Semifinalist

intelKudos to Scarsdale High School student Ruth Dorothy Kagan who was selected as a semifinalist in Intel’s 2011 Science Talent Search, along with 18 other Westchester County high school students who were recognized for their outstanding research. She was honored for her project titled, “Limbic Areas Influencing the Posterior Thalamic Nucleus May Explain Aspects of Migraine Headaches.” See her photo at right where she is pictured with County Executive Rob Astorino and Science teacher Richard Clark at a reception on Monday, January 24 at the County Office building. The Intel Science Talent Search is the nation's most prestigious pre-college science competition and Westchester's semifinalists represent six percent of the nation's semifinalists.