March 25, 2023 7:02 am

3 Greenwich Higher College students are amongst these who will represent Connecticut at the National Junior Science and Humanities Symposium in Virginia Beach, Va., April 12 by way of 15.

On March four, higher college students from across the state presented their original analysis at the 60th annual Connecticut Junior Science and Humanities Symposium at UConn Wellness in Farmington. The occasion is sponsored by UConn Wellness and the Connecticut Location Wellness Education Center.

In addition to money and scholarship awards, the 5 students earned the likelihood to go to the symposium. 3 have been from GHS — senior Ambika Grover, who won very first location as an oral presenter for her analysis involving style of a far more helpful emergency therapeutic remedy for ischemic stroke — a project that won her a finalist spot at the prestigious Regeneron Science Investigation Talent competitors junior Naomi Park, who won fourth location as an oral presenter for making a sensible and effective approach for removing carbon dioxide and crude oil from water employing components produced from Styrofoam waste and sophomore Justin Bernstein who won very first location as a poster presenter for his presentation of analysis on a novel therapeutic nanoparticle remedy made to dissolve plaque buildup in arteries.

“For so numerous talented higher college students, this symposium becomes the launching point for a rewarding profession in science, engineering or healthcare,” mentioned Dr. Brittany Knight, director of the CT-JSHS plan in a news release. “I was actually impressed by the high-quality of the analysis this year. These students will do a excellent job representing Connecticut at the national symposium subsequent month.”

Of the 60 students who applied to compete at CT-JSHS this year, 17 have been chosen to give oral presentations and 20 have been chosen to present their analysis in poster format. They competed practically ahead of a panel of judges the weekend ahead of the state symposium, and then shared their function with a reside audience of their peers on the day of the symposium. A further 23 students displayed their function in a non-competitive on the net STEM poster exhibition.

Greenwich man wins massive at poker occasion

Greenwich’s Stephen Song and his household celebrated his record-breaking win at the GPI International Poker Awards Ceremony on March three at the PokerGO Studio ARIA Resort &amp Casino in Las Vegas.    

The International Poker Index is a leaderboard index that ranks far more than 450,000 reside tournament poker players in the planet. Player functionality is assessed by their finishing positions in poker tournaments occurring more than the final year. The player with the highest quantity of points wins the prestigious title of Player of the Year. The Mid-Big Player of the Year recognizes the leading poker player involved in events with obtain-ins up to $two,500. 

Song’s 2022 poker results integrated 42 outcomes, 18 leading ten finishes and two very first areas to capture the coveted two titles for the very first time in GPI history. Song also received an further two award nominations of Most effective Final Table Functionality and Players’ Decision for Toughest Opponent. Players Decision for Toughest Opponent is voted by the leading one hundred poker players in the planet.

GHS picks winners of essay contest

The winners of the Greenwich Higher College Black History Month essay contest have been announced. Rafael Galvan won very first location and Riona McKersie was runner up.

Students have been asked to nominate a Black person, dead or alive, who they think ought to be integrated in the curriculum for American History who has been overlooked. They have been to create a 500 word letter to the Board of Education explaining why their nominee ought to be integrated in the
GHS American History Curriculum.

Galvan nominated Jane Bolin, who, according to his essay, was the very first Black lady to graduate from Yale Law College and the very first Black lady to serve as a judge in the United States. 

McKersie nominated poet Phillis Wheatley, who lived through the 18th and 19th centuries.

Greenwich students make dean’s lists

Some regional students have been amongst these generating dean’s lists at colleges and universities.

Lily Osgan of Old Greenwich has produced Emmanuel College’s dean’s list for the fall 2022 semester. To earn a spot on the Dean’s List, Emmanuel students will have to realize a grade point typical of three.five or greater for a 16-credit semester.

Emmanuel College is a co-educational, residential institution with a 17-acre campus in the heart of Boston’s educational, scientific, cultural and healthcare communities.

Tufts University not too long ago announced the dean’s list for the fall 2022 semester. Tufts University is situated on campuses in Boston, Medford/Somerville and Grafton, Massachusetts, and in Talloires, France.

Amongst students earning dean’s list honors are Guadalupe Balaguer, Alexa Brust and Axel Ladd of Riverside Allison Brea of Old Greenwich Hayden Collins, Caroline Harkness, Pierce Husted, Ethan Ito, Kennedy King, Victoria Rivera and Jamie Yee of Greenwich and Edward Iuteri and Jack Moore of Cos Cob.

Dean’s list honors at Tufts University call for a semester grade point typical of three.four or higher.



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