2022 Virtual Tri-County Science & Technology Fair Award Winners Announced

Posted May 2, 2022 by PCDCTCSF

Award winners of the 2022 Virtual Tri-County Science & Technology Fair were announced April 30.

The 2022 Virtual Tri-County Science & Technology Fair was a huge success with over 300 exhibits from grades K-12. This valuable STEM event is organized by The Putnam Children’s Discovery Center Inc., with Pepsi Global R&D as Grand Sponsor and support from Science Teachers Association (Westchester Section). The annual Fair provides hundreds of students across a wide spectrum of diverse backgrounds an opportunity to have their voices heard and their research shown.

The Awards Ceremony of the "virtual" Tri-County Science & Technology Fair was streamed live and hosted by Matthew Newman on Saturday, April 30 at 2:00 PM EDT on the fair's YouTube channel at https://tinyurl.com/2022-tcsf-ceremony.

The following were announced:

⦿ Winners in each category at each grade level
⦿ Broadcom MASTERS nominees and alternates among the top 20% qualifying middle school exhibits
⦿ New York State Science Congress nominees and alternates among the top nine high school exhibits
⦿ Highest-scoring middle school exhibit (Judge Edith Miller Excellence in Education Award)
⦿ Highest-scoring high school exhibit (Marilyn Reiner Science in Education Award)
⦿ Top elementary school overall (Janice Miller Newman Education Award for Excellence in Developing Future Scientists)
⦿ Top middle school overall (Susan Schaell Handelman Award for Scholastic Excellence in Science & Technology)
⦿ Top high school overall (Frank Iacopelli Award for Academic Excellence in Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics)

Students will compete to join winners like Ishana Kumar, who won first place at the virtual 2020 Tri-County Fair and the prestigious Samueli Foundation Prize of $25,000 at the Broadcom Masters competition; and Irene Basu who won First Place in Biology at Tri-County and earned Top 300 at Broadcom 2020. Tri-County has proudly seen students continue to top 300 at Broadcom Masters, a national middle school competition. On the high school level our students have placed consistently high at NYS Science Congress. Our exhibitors are exceptional!

Tri-County Science and Technology Fair is the only regional science fair in New York State that includes elementary school. The fair is open to private, public and homeschooled students in grades K-12 with schools in Westchester, Rockland and Putnam Counties. This year it also included Nassau County because their Fair was canceled.

The fair has the following project categories: Biology, Chemistry, Clinical/Social Psychology, Earth/Space, Engineering/Technology, Environment, Health/Medicine, Health/Nutrition, Math/Computers, Medicine and Medical Science &Technology, Physics, Physiological/Experimental Psychology. The fair could not take place without volunteer judges with expertise in the aforementioned categories. Scientists, retired science teachers, and college students are welcome to judge. Nearly 220 judges from throughout the country evaluated this year’s exhibits.

A list of award winners can be found at https://tinyurl.com/2022-tcsf-awards

Additional information can be found at https://tinyurl.com/tcsf-judges-website

If you are a science teacher, principal, or parent interested in judging or competing in the 2023 Fair please email [email protected] or visit us at www.DiscoveryCtr.org
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Last Updated May 2, 2022