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Four St. Francis Prep Seniors Advance to the Finals Round of the 2013 NYCSEF

Monday, March 18, 2013   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Michael Graziano
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St. Francis Prep boasts a high-quality science program that provides students with rigorous classroom instruction, hands on lab experiences, and encourages and supports interested students to participate in various regional and national science competitions.

These competitions provide students a solid foundation for college study in not only science, but across a wide range of disciplines.  There are several national and local competitions Prep students participate in each year.   The New York City Science and Engineering Fair (NYCSEF) is the largest high school research competition in New York City and SFP students are well represented.

The NYCSEF is a two-tiered competition with approximately 550 projects invited to participate in the Preliminary Round of competition. Projects scoring within the top 25% are invited to participate in the Finals Round. This year, 153 student projects have been invited to compete at the 2013 NYCSEF Finals Round.

Four St. Francis Prep seniors have been selected to advance to the Finals Round of the 2013 NYCSEF on Tuesday, March 19th at the American Museum of Natural History.

 

St. Francis Preparatory School student participants include:

 

Aishvarya Arora, Class of 2013

Category: Behavioral & Social Sciences

Project Title: Interpretive Biases for Ambiguous Information in

Adolescents with Body Dysmorphic Disorder

 

Elena Byrne, Class of 2013

Category: Behavioral & Social Sciences

Project Title: Increasing False Memories Through Presentation Style and Affect Influences

Salvatore Cocchiaro, Class of 2013

Category: Medicine & Health Sciences

Project Title: Identifying and Isolating the Factors of Childhood Obesity

 

Kelly Rose Nunziata

Category: Behavioral & Social Sciences

Project Title: Cyberbullying in Adolescents

 

Please join us in wishing them well!