Clarke MS Students Awarded at LISC State Competition

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One team of eighth-graders from W.T. Clarke Middle School placed third, and two additional teams received honorable mention, in the Long Island Science Congress State Competition, Junior Division, held in Buffalo.

Sponsored by the Science Teachers Association of New York State, the Long Island Science Congress exhibits the science projects of middle, junior high and senior high school students in Nassau and Suffolk counties. Projects encompass the fields of behavioral science, biology, chemistry, earth, energy, space, ecology and physics.     

Sherin Davis and Deeti Patel placed third with their chemistry experiment, “What Is the Effect of Varied Acidic Fertilizers on the Metal Intake of the Filter?” In the same section, Mark McMahon, Ankit Sayed and June Yeup Seong merited honorable mention for their research, “What Is the Effect of Temperature on the Efficiency of a Hydrogen Fuel Cell?” Arianna Fracchioni, Ana Pinto and Fardeena Yousuf received honorable mention in ecology with their project, “What Is the Effect of Filter Type on the Hardness and Clarity of Contaminated Water?”

The district commends all three teams for their success in the competition.