The Westchester Science & Engineering Fair was held on Saturday, March 12th, 2011 at Sleepy Hollow High School.  In total, nearly 270 student presenters showcased their research achievements.  Thanks to the generous support of our sponsors, WESEF was able to award over 150 special awards prizes as well as recognize those student whose research was best overall in their category with 1st – 4th place awards.

A complete list of all student winners is available here.

A Flickr gallery was created for all fair participants who may be interested in seeing photos from the awards session.  It is available here and prints can be ordered through the site if desired.

Additionally, the photo montage created by Mr. Blueglass is now available on youtube

The top 8 individual projects and top 4 team projects have earned an all expenses paid trip to compete in the Intel International Science & Engineering Fair held this year in Los Angeles, California!  To learn more about the WESEF Finalists, click on their names below for a link to their official abstracts. Those student winners are:

Matthew McIntyre – Yorktown High School
Tyler St. Denis – John Jay High School
Jayanth Krishnan – Mahopac High School
Katharine Mangialardi – Ossining High School
Joy Li – Briarcliff High School
Michael Cerabona – Yorktown High School
Liza Strauss – Mamaroneck High School
Kyle Bardwell – Ossining High School
Elyse Blueglass, Morgan Blueglass, Amanda Buonogorio – Somers/ Yorktown High Schools
Evan Olin & Catie Conte – Ossining High School
Asa Jordan & Jenna Behrendt – Ossining High School
Priya Mohindra & Gabriel Weissman – Horrace Greeley High School

Congratulations to all student presenters, the enthusiasm, passion for science and quality of research you presented was applauded by the judges and serves as an inspiration for all.



2010 WESEF FINALIST ABSTRACTSClick on each finalists name to link to the details of their work in ABSTRACT form. Congratulations again to our WESEF Finalists!

Sarah Albala – John Jay High School

Jay Krishnan – Mahopac High School

Florence Kuhl – Ossining High School

Camila Linneman – Ossining High School

Sean Maiorano – Ossining High School

Matt McIntyre – Yorktown High School

Jacob Miller – Mamaroneck High School

Jovy Paily – Briarcliff High School

Marcela Erazo & Lauren Browne – Fox Lane High School

Laura Hellmich & Dara Illowsky – Ossining High School

Charlotte Kleiman & Alina Lesnovskaya – Ossining High School

Tyler Lipperman, Elyse Blueglass & Morgan Blueglass – Yorktown & Somers High Schools


WESEF 2010 was a huge success, despite the inclement weather – sideways rains and blustery winds.  Nothing can stand in the way of these young scientists – determined to share with the world their findings and discoveries.

Congratulations to all, for you are making a mark on this world, contributing something new with each and every research project.

Many thanks to Mr. Blueglass for putting together the photo montage capturing the events of the day.  The video clip can be accessed via youtube:  WESEF 2010 photo montage

Additional photos from the day are available here: WESEF PHOTO GALLERY

A complete list of all winners are now posted.  Additionally, we hope to additionally share the abstracts of the finalists from Saturday’s event.  Stay tuned!

WESEF 2009 Awards & Winners

Congratulations to all students who participated in the 2009 Westchester Science & Engineering Fair. Thanks to the generous support from our sponsors, over 250 awards were given to the young researchers to reward their hard work and comittment to science.

WESEF FINALISTS – Ross Bruck from Fox Lane HS, Elizabeth Cai from Briarcliff HS, Josh Elkind from Yorktown HS, Jennifer Fasman from Mamaroneck HS, Ian Matthews from Irvington HS, Alexander Mendez from Mamaroneck HS, Jack Miller from Mamaroneck HS, Lingzi Ouyang from Ossining HS, Teams: Stepahie Capogna (Yorktown HS) & Tara Bonnano (Sleepy Hollow HS), Kyle McCann & Mohit Tiwari from Yorktown HS, Lauren Browne & Marcela Erazo from Fox Lane HS, and Eugenia Volkova (John Jay HS) & Alexander Saboe (Somers HS).

These students were selected as having the top 8 individual and top 4 team projects from WESEF 2009 and will be traveling to Reno, Nevada in May to the Intel International Science & Engineering Fair where they will compete with over 1500 students from over 50 different countries around the world for over $4 million in prizes and scholarships!