Stony Brook student earns prestigious Churchill Scholarship
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Kevin Sackel has long seen beauty and elegance in a complex math theorem.
In middle school, the Bethpage native learned 4th-century Greek mathematician Euclid's proof that there are infinitely many prime numbers, and he was hooked.
"I was astounded at how pretty it was," said Sackel, 21. "That really turned me on to math."
A graduating senior at Stony Brook University with a double...