Local Winners: County Science Fair

Winners announced for this month's science fair

Nyack Schools had about 20 entrants in the Rockland Science/Inventions/Technology Exhibit in March. Here's who took home accolades:

Special sponsor awards:

  • Samantha Cassanova: MS “Doggy Drool vs. Bacteria” (award from WH Spataro Associates)
  • Keith Silverstein: NHS “Visual Discomfort Caused by Viewing High Definition 3D Television” (award from Rockland County Medical Society)

Special category awards:

  • Dana Seag: NHS “The Effects of Time-of-Day and Age on Cost and Content of the Wandering Mind” (Behavioral Science/Gr 9-12)
  • Sierra Raglin: NHS “Effects of Nutrient Enrichment on Algae Growth and Hypoxia” (Environment /Gr 9-12)

Science/Inventions/Technology exhibition awards:

  • Samantha Cassanova: MS “Doggy Drool vs. Bacteria” (2nd Place Science Project /Gr 6)
  • Rebecca Blair: NHS “Nightmare Patterns of Liberals and Conservatives” (1st Place Science Project /Gr 10)
  • Felicia Ryan: NHS “How Insulin Effects Autophagy (3rd Place Science Project /Gr 11)


Correction: An earlier version of this story mixed up the county science fair with the . The error has been remedied.


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