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Paul D. Schreiber High School (Photo from the Port Washington Union Free School District)

Five Students Recognized As Top Scholars In The Regeneron Science Talent Search 2024

The Port Washington School District proudly announces that five exceptional students from Paul D. Schreiber High School have been named among the top 300 scholars in the Regeneron Science Talent Search 2024. This prestigious recognition, bestowed by the Society for Science, marks a significant achievement for both the students and the school community.

The Regeneron Science Talent Search, the nation’s oldest and most esteemed science and math competition for high school seniors, selected these scholars from an impressive pool of 2,162 entrants representing 712 high schools across 46 states, Puerto Rico, and 10 other countries. This year’s competition recorded the highest number of entrants since 1969, with an increase of over 200 from 2023.

Each of the top 300 scholars will receive a $2,000 award, and their respective schools will also be honored with a $2,000 grant for each enrolled scholar.

The selected scholars from Paul D. Schreiber High School and their outstanding research projects are as follows:
Benjamin Gordon
Project Title: Impact of Cannabinoids on Prostaglandin Synthesis in Activated Inflammatory Cells
Sadie Muller
Project Title: Inside the Echo Chamber: A Closer Look at Climate Change Discourse on Twitter (X) and Political Correlates of Affective Polarization
Tej Parekh
Project Title: Utilizing Artificial Intelligence for Categorizing Wildfire Origins Through Satellite Image Analysis
Hannah Rosenberg
Project Title: Christian Nationalism, Antisemitism, and Attitudes Toward the War in Ukraine
Harrison Roth
Project Title: Quantitative Implications of Nesting in State Legislatures

“These remarkable students embody the future leaders of tomorrow, employing innovative thinking to make meaningful contributions to our world. We take immense pride in our five scholars who have demonstrated that their hard work and dedication have been recognized. Their success serves as a shining example of the commitment to excellence deeply ingrained within Paul D. Schreiber High School and the broader Port Washington School District,” remarked Dr. Michael J. Hynes, Superintendent of Schools.

The Port Washington School District extends congratulations to Benjamin Gordon, Sadie Muller, Tej Parekh, Hannah Rosenberg, Harrison Roth, and their families on this outstanding accomplishment.

—Submitted by the Port Washington Union Free School District

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