CROSS RIVER, N.Y. – Somers High School Science Research Program sent 23 students to compete at the Westchester-Rockland Junior Science & Humanities Symposium at John Jay High School on Saturday, Feb. 4.

Nine seniors qualified for the speaker competition, using PowerPoint and presenting in front of a panel of judges; 14 students (juniors and seniors) presented their posters.

In the poster competition, Kim Katz earned third place and Greg Siemers earned second place.

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In the speaker competition, Eitan Laredo earned fourth place in environmental science, Nathan Reynolds earned third place in engineering, and Mark Worsley earned second place in engineering. Laredo and Reynolds will advance to the state poster competition in Albany and Worsley will advance to the state speaker competition also in Albany this coming March.

The Science Research Program is preparing for its next competition: WESEF (Westchester Science and Engineering Fair), which takes place March 4 at Sleepy Hollow High School.