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    Regeneron-sponsored prestigious science contest names top student finalists

    Being able to add “Regeneron’s Science Talent Search finalist” to a resume is a good way to get noticed in the STEM field. And 40 students can now do that. Regeneron Pharmaceuticals and the Society for Science recently named the 40 student finalists in this year’s competition, narrowed down from 300 semifinalists. The full field included almost 1,800 high school seniors across the U.S. who submitted original research within the STEM area. The finalists are in good company. Both Regeneron co-founders, CEO Len Schleifer M.D., Ph.D., and Chief Scientific Officer George Yancopoulos, M.D., Ph.D., were participants themselves in 1970 and 1976, respectively with Yancopoulos being a top finalist. Other past competitors include eventual winners of the…

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  • Online School

    Online School to Receive Prestigious Ohio Purple Star Designation for Helping Military Families

    MAUMEE, Ohio–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Ohio Virtual Academy (OHVA), is one of 31 K-12 schools, and the only all-virtual school to receive the prestigious Ohio Purple Star Designation from the Ohio Department of Education (DOE) for their work in helping students of military-connected families. The full-time online public-school currently serves approximately 460 military families. The award is part of the Ohio DOE’s Each Child, Our Future program, the state’s strategic plan for education, which recognizes schools that meet important criteria for serving military-connected students and families. To be successful in school and when transitioning between school settings, Ohio’s military-connected youth require support to ensure that their unique social, emotional, and academic needs are…

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    Hillsborough Student Named Scholar In Prestigious Science Contest

    HILLSBOROUGH, NJ — Hillsborough High School senior Aravind Krishnan has been named as one of the top 300 scholars in the Regeneron Science Talent Search 2021. Krishnan was selected for his research project, “A Novel Assay to Quantitatively Detect Bacterial Endotoxin by Harnessing PAMP-Triggered Immunity of FRK1-LUC Arabidopsis thaliana.” “I am incredibly humbled to be chosen and grateful for the immediate and long-term opportunities that being a Regeneron STS scholar has opened up for me by catalyzing the further development of my current research project and strengthening my skills to embark on future research. I am thankful for my mentor, teachers, family, and friends that have supported me in reaching…

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    Pittsburgh Allderdice senior recognized in prestigious science competition

    TribLIVE’s Daily and Weekly email newsletters deliver the news you want and information you need, right to your inbox. A Pittsburgh Allderdice High School student was named a scholar in the Regeneron Science Talent Search, which is considered the oldest and most prestigious science and math competition for high school seniors. Hannah Barsouk, 17, was among 300 students recognized by Regeneron and Society for Science. Scholars earn a $2,000 award, with an additional $2,000 awarded to the school. Janet Waldeck, a science teacher at Allderdice, has had Barsouk in classes for two years. She said Barsouk “pursues scientific research the way an Olympic athlete trains for a sport.” Barsouk, a…

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