2019 STEM Talks
Congratulations to all of the young women in high school who presented a STEM Talk at #LEADLIKEAGIRL: A Conference for Risk-Takers and Changemakers on April 6, 2019 at Stuart. The judges had a difficult time selecting winners as all research and presentations were outstanding.
First Place and $2,000: Laura Ferrucci, senior, and Meredith Wilson, senior, Sacred Heart Greenwich
C. Elegans to Determine Effect of Superfruits on Cognitive Function
Second Place and $1,500: Grace Matwijec, sophomore, Villa Joseph Marie High School
The Effect of Light Intensity and Distance on Flowering of Short Day Plants
Third Place and $1,000: Erin McNulty, senior, and Shaezmina Khan, senior, The Lawrenceville School
How Do We Use Machine Learning to Understand Complex Biochemical Processes?
Fourth Place and $500: Adrienne Wang, senior, Stuart Country Day School
Visual Perception: The Effect of Neural Development and Age