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

Our

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.

Middle School Science Fair
March 2022
High School Science Fair
May 2022
Essay Writing Contest
May 2022

SAAWA High School Science Contest Winners 2022

Biology

1st Place:
  • Camryn Neches from Paul D. Schreiber HS
2nd Place:
  • Matthew Martorana from Seaford HS
  • Andrew Randazzo from Seaford HS
3rd Place:
  • Allen Qian from Manhasset HS
  • Minjun An from Great Neck South HS
Honorable mention:
  • Sidrah Ashrafi from G.W. Hewlett HS
  • Tauba Ashrafi from G.W. Hewlett HS
  • Ryan Baldwin from Seaford HS
  • Jimmy Ren from Seaford HS
  • Saman Khalil from Bay Shore HS
  • David Liu from Manhasset HS
  • Chloe Moskowitz from Lynbrook Senior HS
  • Shreya Sriram from Commack HS
  • Defne Aktuna from Commack HS

Behavioral and Social Sciences

1st Place:
  • Alexandra Shapiro from POB JFK HS
  • Chloe Zhai from POB JFK HS
2nd Place:
  • Rena Chen from Great Neck South HS
3rd Place:
  • Isabel Lagnado from POB JFK HS
  • Victoria Lee from POB JFK HS
Honorable mention:
  • Jessica Layton from POB JFK HS
  • Alexander Berko from POB JFK HS
  • Abigail Nacht from POB JFK HS
  • Yanni Saridakis from POB JFK HS
  • Shriya Vaddigirl from POB JFK HS
  • Arnav Shah from Mineola HS
  • Ariel Reiss from NSHA HS

Earth and Environmental Science

1st Place:
  • Harrison Weinburg from Great Neck South HS
2nd Place:
  • Matthew Johnston from Manhasset HS
  • Manav Gupta from Manhasset HS
3rd Place:
  • Gursimran Vasir from POB JFK HS
Honorable mention:
  • Matthew Shao from Manhasset HS
  • Jordan Li from Manhasset HS
  • Lilly Pantelogianis from Manhasset HS
  • Hannah Rubin from Manhasset HS
  • Kevin Zhang from Great Neck South HS
  • Jack Lenga from Great Neck South HS
  • Caitlyn McCourt from St. Anthony’s HS
  • Rishin Chatterjee from Commack HS
  • Aareb Jatoi from Commack HS
  • Grace Kim from Commack HS
Environmental Excellence Award:
  • Quinn Murphy from St. Anthony’s HS

Physical Sciences

1st Place:
  • Dylan Yoon from Manhasset HS
  • Adam Yeo from Manhasset HS
  • Jack Voelker from Manhasset HS
2nd Place:
  • Kailly Nocera from Seaford HS
3rd Place:
  • William Cascio from Seaford HS
Honorable mention:
  • Maddox Nesterczuk from Manhasset HS
  • Paul Park from Manhasset HS
  • Justin Li from Paul D. Schreiber HS
  • Austin Eigen from Paul D. Schreiber HS
  • Stefania Spallino from H. Frank Carey HS
  • Smriti Rout from H. Frank Carey HS

STEM (Physics, Chemistry, Computer Science)

1st Place:
  • Rebecca Alara from Copiague HS
2nd Place:
  • Frances Kloska from Sayville HS
3rd Place:
  • Mannat Jain from Garden City HS
Honorable mention:
  • Yoervin Espinal Francisco from Copiague HS
  • Cathrine Sakin from Copiague HS
  • Myra Mendoza Rodriguez from Copiague HS
  • Klara Thelusma from Copiague HS
Humanity in Science Award:
  • Karishma Patel from Sayville HS
  • Michael Pitre from Sayville HS

SAAWA Middle School Science Contest Winners 2022

Biological Sciences

1st Place - Salvatore LoBrutto from Grand Avenue Middle School
2nd Place - Tristan Bissoondial from Grand Avenue Middle School
3rd Place - Katie Schneider from Garden City Middle School, Mackenzie Molloy from Garden City Middle School, Taylor Maguire from Garden City Middle School
Honorable mention
Daniel Lin from Grand Avenue Middle School, Joseph Litman from Grand Avenue Middle School, Hallie Gillison from Grand Avenue Middle School, Temedire Oladeji from Grand Avenue Middle School, Kyle Johnson from Commack Middle School.

Earth and Environmental Sciences

1st Place - Sarah Phinney from Garden City Middle School, Allyson Hsieh from Garden City Middle School.
Honorable mention
Jean Mary Molaschenvsly from Lawrence Road Middle School, Brandon Barnaby from Lawrence Road Middle School, Logan Marlin from Lawrence Road Middle School

Physical Sciences

Honorable mention
Josiah Sanasie from Garden City Middle School, Austin Wang from Garden City Middle School.

Behavioral Social Sciences

Honorable mention
Amishi Sharma from Garden City Middle School, Grace Kumpel from Garden City Middle School

SAAWA Essay Writing Contest 2022

Topic: How artificial intelligence and robotics are transforming the medical field?

1st Place - Isabel Taveras from Garden City HS, Caitlyn McCourt from St. Anthony’s HS
2nd Place - Cathrine Sakin from Copiague,
Zein Mera from St. Anthony’s HS,
Patrick Quilty from St. Anthony’s HS
3rd Place - Karl Leudesdorff from Seaford HS,
Mikaeel Zohair from Ward Melville HS
Honorable mention
Sadaf Farid from Hicksville HS, Julia Moosikasuwan from Manhasset HS, Larissa LoBello from St. Anthony’s HS, Anthony Martin from St. Anthony’s HS, Jordan Spencer from St. Anthony’s HS, Michael Turner from St. Anthony’s HS, Michelle Zheng from H. Frank Carey HS

SAAWA Community Service Awards 2022

1st Place - Thais Rody from St. Anthony’s HS
2nd Place - Julia Therassi from Mineola HS
3rd Place - Tyler Evangelista from Seaford HS

Presidential Volunteer Service Awards 2022

Gold Medal - Michael Turner from St. Anthony's High School,
Pranav Mukhi from Nassakeag Elementary School
Silver Medal - Aryan Wadhwa from Greenwich High School
Bronze Medal - Urja Patel from Mineola High School

Distinguished Teacher Award 2022

-Seaford High School

Distinguished Teacher Award 2021

-Seaford High School

STUDENT AWARDS

STUDENT AWARDS

2022 Science Awards

2019 Science Awards

2018 Science Awards

REVIEWS

REVIEWS