Copiague Middle School Names Science Fair Winners

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Copiague Middle School recently held its annual science fair. On Jan. 6, Copiague Middle School science chair Dr. Daniel Leccese held an awards ceremony in the middle school cafeteria.

First place honors went to Aidan Newman for “What Is the Best Insulating Material?” Second place was awarded to Laila Mederos for ”What Methods Can Clean an Oil Spill” and Rosina Wickham for “When Good Fruits Turn Bad.” Third place honors were given to Veronica Karwowska for “Bacteria Invasion,” Gianna Bowman for “Batter Up!” and Catherine Yanase for “Does Plastic Affect the Growth of Plants?”

Special awards were presented to Madison Goodman for best research for her project, “The Invisible Invaders.” Best life science project was presented to Amelia Bright for “Behavior of a Hamster in a More Natural Habitat.” Princess Ramcharran was awarded the best presentation for “Why Smoking Is Harmful to Your Lungs.”

Congratulations to the following honorable mention winners: Melvin Espinal Francisco, Jordan Jimenez, Dariana Nunez-Urena, Justice Santiago, Alana Sattaur, Carissa Spencer and Kasper Sztabinski.