Monday, Feb 26th

Student Honors from Regeneron, Elon and More

ElonTwo students from Edgemont were among 300 named in The Regeneron Science Talent Search for 2024.

Scholars were chosen based on their outstanding research, leadership skills, community involvement, commitment to academics, creativity in asking scientific questions and demonstration of exceptional promise as leaders in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) through original, independent research projects, essays, and recommendations. The 300 scholars hail from 196 American and international high schools in 36 states and China.

The two students are:

Isabella Jabbour, Age: 17
Edgemont High School, NY
Project Title: Insights Into Cellular Senescence: p16 and p21 Dynamics in Healthy Aging Spinal Cord Tissues

Jiahe Liu, Age: 17
Edgemont High School, NY
Project Title: Forecasting Post-Wildfire Vegetation Recovery in California Using a Convolutional Long Short-Term Memory Tensor Regression Network

Now in its 102nd year, The Society has played a significant role in educating the public about scientific discoveries as well as in identifying future leaders in STEM. Regeneron has sponsored the Science Talent Search since 2017 as part of its deep commitment to supporting young scientists and future scientific innovation.

This year, research projects cover topics from artificial intelligence/machine learning assistance and detection to climate change prevention for wildfires, floods to drug discovery and more. Other students chose to focus on ways to tackle other pressing societal issues like teen mental health, anxiety, and suicide. With a total of 19 research categories, the top 5 categories among scholars’ projects this year include: Environmental Science, Medicine & Health, Cellular & Molecular Biology, Computational Biology and Behavioral and Social Sciences.

Ethan Jared Shapiro named to President's List at Elon University

Ethan Jared Shapiro of Scarsdale has been named to the President’s List for the 2023 fall semester at Elon University. The President’s List is composed of students with no grade below an A-minus in a minimum of 12 semester hours.

University of Connecticut Deans List Fall 2023

Rachel Levine and Charlotte Mizerik of Scarsdale were named to the Dean’s List at the University of Connecticut for the spring 2023 semester.

Katie Dabbar was named on the Dean’s List at Cornell University fall 2023.

Flora Zik, a first year student at UCLA, made the Dean's Honors List for the fall quarter at UCLA. 

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