18 PMHS science research program students win awards at GENIUS Olympiad

From June 17-21, PMHS’s science research students competed at the GENIUS (Global Environmental Issues and Us) Olympiad held at SUNY Oswego. 

Students qualified as finalists through a submission of their research paper, encompassing the work they have conducted in disciplines such as environmental science, behavioral science, and cell and molecular biology. Program director Steven Beltecas and teacher Joseph DiBello accompanied the Pelham finalists for the week.

The competition had representation from 75 countries and 39 states, and all 19 attending PMHS students came home with awards. Congratulations goes to the following students: 

Honorable Mentions: 

Quin Monaghan-Morris and Anna Shampanier Bowen (team)

Helen Meyerson

Luke Tarazi

Andy Radvany and Luke Diffley (team)

Grace Anderson

Bronze Medalists:

Isabelle Anderson

Grace Liberatore

Morgan McLean and Bernadette Russo (team)

Matyas Spunberg

Jamie Burke 

Emily Nakayama

Sophie Xu

Silver Medalists:

Peter Wei 

Vedika Basavatia

Gold Medalists:

Piers Upton