The Robotics & Engineering Research Program from Amity Middle School in Bethany had another great year at the 71st Annual Connecticut Science & Engineering Fair. In the end there were more than 500 students, 400+ projects, and 100+ schools competing in the state-wide event. Eleven Amity students who advanced took home a combined total of 25 awards, including: 1st Place Physical Sciences Middle School; 1st Place Environmental Sciences Middle School; 2nd Place Mathematics Middle School; 2nd Place Future Sustainability Award; 2nd Place Excellence in Clean Renewable Energy; several 3rd place finishes; several special awards including the Middle School Award for Learning & Serving; and four Amity students won an invitation to compete in Broadcom MASTERS, the nation’s premier science & engineering talent search competition for middle school students.
Left to right:
Bottom Row: Nell Grant, Elise Sheehe, Nina Carmeli, Anushka Acharya, Anthony Sharonov
2nd from Bottom: Audrey Cummings, Zoe Fleischman, Mingyue Zha, Eric Novak, Thomas Martocchio
3rd from Botton: Edgar Babajanyan, Aaron Babajanyan, Annie Liu, Anchal Bahel, Melinda Lu
Top Row: Luhai Tang, Sam Anastasio, Aadya Wijesekera, Henry Yang, Ethan Torrens, Piyush Bahel
Photographer: Barbara Cassesse