Scientific Achievements

Four students in Dr. Kamhi’s independent science research class at Elwood-John H. Glenn High School received honor recognitions in two prestigious science research competitions.

Seniors Grace Franzese and Zachary Wollman jointly won for their project, “Testing the Effectiveness of Alpha Lipoic Acid as an Antioxidant,” in the 2016 Long Island Science Congress competition. They will be honored at an awards dinner at The Wheatley School in Old Westbury on May 16, where they will learn if their project received honors, high honors or highest honors.

Sophomore Siobhan McPherson’s project, “The Effect of Bisphenol A Derived from Thermal Receipts on Daphnia,” and senior Christina Wesnofske’s research on “The Effects of Magnetic Field on Directional Alignment of Dogs During Excretion” placed in the New York State Science and Engineering Fair. The students will be awarded at a special NYSSEF reception at Jericho High School’s Little Theatre on May 24.