Scientific Skills on Display

Scientific Skills on Display Photo

Students from Idle Hour and Sycamore Avenue elementary schools were recently selected to compete against their peers from across Suffolk County in the upcoming Brookhaven National Laboratory Science Fair based on their dedicated scientific research skills and original school fair projects.

Kindergarten- through first-grade winners were selected based on projects that displayed robust research, a thought-provoking hypothesis and conclusive results.  Over 100 Suffolk County schools take part in the Brookhaven National Lab’s Science Fair, with close to 500 students competing against one another annually.

Representing Idle Hour Elementary School at the Brookhaven National Lab Science Fair are kindergartner Matthew O’Hagan, first-grade student Jacob Brussey, second-grade student Korey Davis, third-grade student Erin Meehan, fourth-grade student Justin Sommer and fifth-grade student Shane McGuinness.

Representing Sycamore Avenue Elementary School are kindergartener Alexander Gregory, first-grade student Harrison Ruppert, second-grade student Timothy Dickinson, third-grade student Peter Barcelo, fourth-grade student Lauren Homayoon and fifth-grader Alysa Feldman.

The winners of the Brookhaven National Laboratory Science Fair competition are awarded a medal and commemorative banner to display at their respective school.