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Dennis Lin from Yorktown High School gives a (Credit: Susan Stava)

Dennis Lin from Yorktown High School gives a presentation at the Westchester Science and Engineering Fair at Sleepy Hollow high School. (March 9, 2013)

Westchester Science and Engineering Fair 2013 showcases brightest

More than 350 students from 35 high schools displayed their science projects, some of them years in the making, at the 13th annual Westchester Science and Engineering Fair at Sleepy Hollow High School. At the event, sponsored by Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, among others, students competed for scholarships and spots at the Intel International Science & Engineering Fair. (March 9, 2013)

Rebecca Wiersma of Dobbs Ferry High School stands
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Rebecca Wiersma of Dobbs Ferry High School stands with her project. (March 9, 2013)

Katie Guy from Mamaroneck High School stands with
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Katie Guy from Mamaroneck High School stands with her project. (March 9, 2013)

Sarah Cohen from Fox Lane high School stands
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Sarah Cohen from Fox Lane high School stands in front of her display. (March 9, 2013)

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Laj Mehta from Ossining High stands with her
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Laj Mehta from Ossining High stands with her models on cytosolic NADPH redox. (March 9, 2013)

Charlotte Herber from Fox Lane High School attends
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Charlotte Herber from Fox Lane High School attends the Westchester Science and Engineering Fair at Sleepy Hollow High School. (March 9, 2013

Dennis Lin of Yorktown High School gives a
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Dennis Lin of Yorktown High School gives a presentation at the Westchester Science and Engineering Fair at Sleepy Hollow high School. (March 9, 2013)

Eifan Rude of Ossining High School stands with
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Eifan Rude of Ossining High School stands with his project. (March 9, 2013)

Lucia Tonelli from Ossining High School stands with
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Lucia Tonelli from Ossining High School stands with her display about the white-tail deer. (March 9, 2013)

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Genevieve Lewis from Croton Harmon High School stands
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Genevieve Lewis from Croton Harmon High School stands in front of her display about desmoid tumors. (March 9, 2013)

Taylor Smith from Yorktown High School studied leopard
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Taylor Smith from Yorktown High School studied leopard sharks. (March 9, 2013)

David Vernik from Yorktown High School worked on
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David Vernik from Yorktown High School worked on a new method for diagnosing colon cancer. (March 9, 2013)

Sanan Venkatesh from Horace Greeley High School worked
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Sanan Venkatesh from Horace Greeley High School worked on looking for PTEN mutations in head and neck squamous cell carcinioma. (March 9, 2013)

Jamie Tanzer of Scarsdale High School stands with
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Jamie Tanzer of Scarsdale High School stands with her display about allergies. The Westchester Science and Engineering Fair at Sleepy Hollow high School showcased students' multiyear science research projects. (March 9, 2013)

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Diana Inzirillo, who is also a ballet dancer,
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Diana Inzirillo, who is also a ballet dancer, of Mahopac High School, stands in front of her project, which studied the strength and stability of the ankle. (March 9, 2013)

Maxim Diamond from Croton Harmon High School stands
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Maxim Diamond from Croton Harmon High School stands by his project. (March 9, 2013)

Ronniel Munoz from Sleepy Hollow High School stands
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Ronniel Munoz from Sleepy Hollow High School stands with his display connecting music and pitching in baseball. Students showcased their projects at the Westchester Science and Engineering Fair at Sleepy Hollow High School. (March 9, 2013)

Kaitlin Ferguson from Yorktown High School stands with
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Kaitlin Ferguson from Yorktown High School stands with her project. Students showcased their projects at the Westchester Science and Engineering Fair at Sleepy Hollow High School. (March 9, 2013)

Caleb Hersh from Ossining High stands with his
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Caleb Hersh from Ossining High stands with his display studying melatonin. Students showcased their projects at the Westchester Science and Engineering Fair at Sleepy Hollow High School. (March 9, 2013)

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Kahlil DiSouza from Edgemont High stands with his
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Kahlil DiSouza from Edgemont High stands with his project on a rare pediatric cancer. Students showcased their projects at the Westchester Science and Engineering Fair at Sleepy Hollow High School. (March 9, 2013)

Madison Dale Miller from White Plains High School
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Madison Dale Miller from White Plains High School stands with her display on race and gender studies. Students showcased their projects at the Westchester Science and Engineering Fair at Sleepy Hollow High School. (March 9, 2013)

Sabrina Pearson from Horace Greeley is photographed with
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Sabrina Pearson from Horace Greeley is photographed with her project. Students showcased their projects at the Westchester Science and Engineering Fair at Sleepy Hollow High School. (March 9, 2013)

Nicholas Comas of Eastchester High School in front
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Nicholas Comas of Eastchester High School in front of his exhibit about autism. Students showcased their projects at the Westchester Science and Engineering Fair at Sleepy Hollow High School. (March 9, 2013)

Charlotte Herber from Fox Lane High School waits
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Charlotte Herber from Fox Lane High School waits for judges to view her booth. (March 9, 2013)

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Jason Worobow of Edgemont High in Scarsdale poses
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Jason Worobow of Edgemont High in Scarsdale poses with his project at the Westchester Science and Engineering Fair at Sleepy Hollow High School. (March 9, 2013)

Sasha Zemsky from Horace Greeley High School with
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Sasha Zemsky from Horace Greeley High School with her project on Parkinson's disease. (March 9, 2013)

Anthony Sclafani of Horace Greeley High School poses
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Anthony Sclafani of Horace Greeley High School poses with his subtoxic dosage display at the Westchester Science and Engineering Fair at Sleepy Hollow High School. (March 9, 2013)

Merlyn George of White Plains High School in
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Merlyn George of White Plains High School in front of her exhibit on adolescents adapting to cancer in the family. Students showcased their projects at the Westchester Science and Engineering Fair at Sleepy Hollow High School. (March 9, 2013)

Owen Robinson from Pelham Memorial High school stands
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Owen Robinson from Pelham Memorial High school stands with his exhibit on the effects of leaf litter on the Northeastern invertebrate population. Students showcased their projects at the Westchester Science and Engineering Fair at Sleepy Hollow High School. (March 9, 2013)

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Anand Patel and Jesse Goodman, from Briarcliff High
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Anand Patel and Jesse Goodman, from Briarcliff High School, with their chemistry exhibit. Students showcased their projects at the Westchester Science and Engineering Fair at Sleepy Hollow High School. (March 9, 2013)

An exhibit on cardiopulmonary resuscitation at the Westchester
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An exhibit on cardiopulmonary resuscitation at the Westchester Science and Engineering Fair at Sleepy Hollow High School, where students showcased their multiyear science research projects. (March 9, 2013)

Judges go over notes at the Westchester Science
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Judges go over notes at the Westchester Science and Engineering Fair at Sleepy Hollow High School, where students showcased their multiyear research science projects. (March 9, 2013)

Students showcased their projects at the Westchester Science
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Students showcased their projects at the Westchester Science and Engineering Fair at Sleepy Hollow High School. (March 9, 2013)

Students showcased their projects at the Westchester Science
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Students showcased their projects at the Westchester Science and Engineering Fair at Sleepy Hollow High School. (March 9, 2013)

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Students showcased their projects at the Westchester Science
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Students showcased their projects at the Westchester Science and Engineering Fair at Sleepy Hollow High School. (March 9, 2013)

Students showcased their projects at the Westchester Science
(Credit: Susan Stava)

Students showcased their projects at the Westchester Science and Engineering Fair at Sleepy Hollow High School. (March 9, 2013)

Han Lu explains his project at the Westchester
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Han Lu explains his project at the Westchester Science and Engineering Fair at Sleepy Hollow High School. (March 9, 2013)

Judges go over notes at the Westchester Science
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Judges go over notes at the Westchester Science and Engineering Fair at Sleepy Hollow High School. (March 9, 2013)

Hannah Bocker from Montfort Academy in Katonah sits
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Hannah Bocker from Montfort Academy in Katonah sits with her exhibit "Bridge the Gap." Students showcased their projects at the Westchester Science and Engineering Fair at Sleepy Hollow High School. (March 9, 2013)

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Students showcased their projects at the Westchester Science
(Credit: Susan Stava)

Students showcased their projects at the Westchester Science and Engineering Fair at Sleepy Hollow High School. (March 9, 2013)

Judges go over notes at the Westchester Science
(Credit: Susan Stava)

Judges go over notes at the Westchester Science and Engineering Fair at Sleepy Hollow High School. (March 9, 2013)

Students showcased their projects at the Westchester Science
(Credit: Susan Stava)

Students showcased their projects at the Westchester Science and Engineering Fair at Sleepy Hollow High School. (March 9, 2013)

Students showcased their projects at the Westchester Science
(Credit: Susan Stava)

Students showcased their projects at the Westchester Science and Engineering Fair at Sleepy Hollow High School. (March 9, 2013)

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