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Awards to Talented Students
Various Talent Search Competitions
Awards to Talented Students
Various Talent Search Competitions

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Mission

Our

Mission

South Asian American Women's Alliance seeks to encourage, promote leadership and innovation among students in STEM fields to help build tomorrow's workforce among the community.

SAAWA Middle School Science Fair March 23, 2022.

Upcoming Events and Deadlines

Middle School Science Fair
March 2022
High School Science Fair
  May 1st, 2022
Essay Writing Contest
May 2022

SAAWA Science Contest Winners 2021

Biology

1st Place:
  • Kevin Tuzinowski from Commack High School
2nd Place:
  • Stephanie Mullan from St. Anthony's High School
  • Ben Yacht from Plainview Old Bethpage John F Kennedy High School
3rd Place:
  • Melina Nicou and Lakxshanna Raveendran from Commack High School
  • Udithi Kothapalli (St. Anthony's High School)
  • Nishanth Chiannadurai (East Meadow High School)
  • Hugo Onghai (Port Jefferson High School)
Honorable mention:
  • Christopher Alexander from Elmont Memorial High School
  • Miah Margiano from St. Anthony's High School
  • Harshita Sehgal from Roslyn High School
  • Matthew Pierre-Louis from Paul D. Schreiber High School
  • Isabella Knapp from Manhasset High School
  • Alexandra Maliagros from Manhasset High School
  • Sarah Levine from Commack High School

Behaviorial Science

1st Place:
  • Luke Christenson from Roslyn High School
2nd Place:
  • Michael Lent from Seaford
3rd Place:
  • Chloe Ganjian from North Shore Hebrew Academy High School
  • Bennett Levine from Roslyn High School
Honorable mention:
  • Madison Elias from Seaford High School
  • Yasmine Kaplan from Roslyn High School
  • Jacqueline Atchley and Hannah Brooks from Paul D. Schreiber High School
  • Gurpreet Multani from Plainview Old Bethpage John F Kennedy High School

Earth and Environmental Science

1st Place:
  • Nikki Dong from Mineola High School
2nd Place:
  • Corinne O'Connor from Bay Shore High School
3rd Place:
  • Matthew Johnston from Manhasset High School
Honorable mention:
  • Kayla Caplin and Danielle Seidman from Paul D. Schreiber High School
  • Dominique Crecco and Kevin Pusey from Mineola High School
  • Brianna Han from Commack High School

STEM (Physics, Chemistry, Computer Science)

1st Place:
  • Cathrine Sakin from Copiague High School (Chemistry)
2nd Place:
  • Kiran Ahmad from Copiague High School (Chemistry)
3rd Place:
  • Chloe Anderson from Paul D. Schreiber High School (Physics)
Honorable mention:
  • Kristina Nitis from St. Anthony's High School (Physics)
  • Shoshana Horn from North Shore Hebrew Academy High School (Physics)

SAAWA Essay Writing Contest 2021

Topic: How has the pandemic impacted your interest in science?
What area of science do you think will be most important in the next 10 years for fighting future pandemics?

1st Place - Quinn Murphy from St. Anthony's
2nd Place - Cathrine Sakin from Copiague
3rd Place - Michael Doboli from St. Anthony's
Honorable mention
Ava Bedoya from St. Anthony's, Farah Kabir from Garden City, JP Pfisterer from St. Anthony's, Abigail Athan from St. Anthony's, Brooke Davi from St. Anthony's

Topic: Covid-19 forced students to switch from in-person to virtual learning
Based on your experience, what are the benefits and drawbacks of virtual learning? As we recover from the pandemic, should element of virtual learning be maintained in the education system?

1st Place - Kaavya Prinja
2nd Place - Riyah Dugar
3rd Place - Yana Jain
Honorable mention
Prisha Singhal, Namit Misra, Hardit Bhalla.

Topic: How has Pandemic Impacted Tourism Industry in Udaipur?

1st Place - Gengin A Geemon
2nd Place - Nimisha Arya
3rd Place - Lijy Lijit
Honorable mention
Chandra Prakash Madhwani, Vishikh Khanna, Dharmaraj Dhakar.

Distinguished Teacher Award 2021

-Seaford High School

STUDENT AWARDS

STUDENT AWARDS

2019 Science Awards

2018 Science Awards

2017 Science Awards

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