Pittsburgh Region Science & Engineering Fair winners
Nearly 1,100 students representing about 120 schools competed last weekend in the Carnegie Science Center's 75th annual Pittsburgh Regional Science & Engineering Fair. Awards totaled $1 million in cash and scholarships.
First-place winners in the junior category were: Dilan Gangopadhyay, Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School, physical science; Leonid (Leo) Dombrovski, Falk Laboratory School, life science; and Futen Wang, Ingomar Middle School, consumer science.
First-place winners in the intermediate category were: Adaline Bradish, Yough Intermediate/Middle School, behavioral and social science; Rachel Ozegovich, Yough Intermediate/Middle School, behavioral and social science; Joseph Anand, Blessed John Paul II Science Cooperative, biology; Drew Kolek, Freeport Junior High School, chemistry; Kevin Chen, Fort Couch Middle School, computer science/math; Lauren Vuono, St. Thomas More School, consumer science; Sarthak Navjivan, Dorseyville Middle School, earth/space/environment; Joshua Zito, Pittsburgh Science and Technology Academy, engineering/robotics; Sam Casale, The Campus School of Carlow University, medicine/health/microbiology; and Nadine Oury, Falk Laboratory School, physics.
First-place winners in the senior category were: Morgan Scott, Cambria Heights High School; behavioral and social science; Lauren Casertano, St. Joseph High School, biology; Jonathan Mulick, Bishop Canevin High School, chemistry; Rishi Mirchandani, Fox Chapel Area High School, computer science/math; Mason Zadan, Eden Christian Academy, earth/space/environment; Mihir Garimella, Fox Chapel Area High School, engineering/robotics; Songela Chen, North Allegheny Senior High, medicine/health/microbiology; and Akash Levy, Taylor Allderdice High School, physics.