Herricks High Schools student qualifies for state competition

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As a result of her science research project submission to the New York State Science and Engineering Fair, Herricks High School junior Kayla Sohn received the Award of Excellence sponsored by the U.S. Stockholm Junior Water Prize.

This award recognizes the top water-related science research projects in the United States. Kayla has now submitted her project to the Stockholm Junior Water Prize State Competition, with the potential to move to the international competition.

She is a three-year participant in the Herricks High School Science Research program and has been mentored by teacher Caitlin Etri.


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