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Five Seniors Named National Semifinalists in Junior Science & Humanities Symposium

For the first time in school history, every applicant - five SHA seniors - have been invited to present their natural or behavioral science research at the regional finals/national semifinals of the Junior Science & Humanities Symposium at CUNY-York College on Sunday, February 12.
Junior Science & Humanities Symposium
The Junior Science and Humanities Symposia (JSHS) Program is a Department of Defense-sponsored STEM competition which promotes original research and experimentation in the sciences, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) at the high school level and publicly recognizes students for outstanding achievement. By connecting talented students, their teachers, and research professionals at affiliated symposia and by rewarding research excellence, JSHS aims to widen the pool of trained talent prepared to conduct research and development vital to our nation.

The girls' projects are listed below:

Cara Carbone ‘23: Stigma & learning disabilities in a single sex environment

Isabel Louie ’23: The influence of food allergies on health-related quality of life

Julia Revill ‘23: 'Virginia Slims' redux: Revisiting the construct of subjective value placed on feminine-advertised products

Madeline Sammut ‘23: Limit of brightness of synchrotron radiation facilities imposed by self-heating of long undulators

Shadia Suha ‘23: How can absorption spectroscopy be applied within atherosclerosis?