On 19 March 2018, four Wheatley students earned accolades at the New York State Science and Engineering Fair (NYSSEF):
- Emily Wang – 2nd Place in Environmental Engineering
- Vani Kumar – 2nd Place in Biomedical and Health Sciences
- Rebecca Sparacio – 3rd Place in Plant Sciences
- Vedant Singh – Honorable Mention in Biomedical Engineering
Emily Wang also received two special awards from The American Meteorological Society and from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration: Taking the Pulse of the Planet Award. These awards recognized Emily’s project for excellence in environmental sustainability.
[Thanks to Alexis Pace, Secondary Chair for Science, for the photo and the write-up!]