Science-Researchers Honored by BOE

Science-Researchers Honored by BOE 1
At the Jan. 22 board of education meeting, the district recognized the two seniors who were named 2019 Regeneron Scholars. High School West’s Alexander Rodriguez (left) was honored for his research on “A Genomic and Pharmacological Analysis of Adenosine Receptors in the Sea Anemone Nematostella vectensis,” while High School East senior Anthony D’Amore was recognized for his research, “Habitat Preference Drives Brain Shape in Crocodylomorphs.” The two science researchers are among the 53 Long Island students who have been named semifinalists in the Regeneron Science Talent Search. They are pictured with Board of Education President Jeremy Thode (left) and Superintendent of Schools Dr. James Grossane.